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Test Code SIC* HEMOGLOBIN S SCREEN

Important Note

*This test is orderable in Cerner as Sickle Cell

Additional Codes

Mayo Access ID: FAH228

Method

Sicklesol Hemoglobin Precipitation Kit

CPT(s)

Description CPT Code
Sickle Cell Test 85660

 

Specimen Information

Container

Specimen

Temperature

Collect Vol

Submit Vol

Minimum Vol

Lavender Top Tube Whole Blood

Refrigerate

2.5 mL 2.5 mL

1.5 mL

 

Reference Range

Negative

False negatives may occur in infants less than 6 months of age due to elevated levels of Hemoglobin F. It is recommended, therefore, that infants not be tested prior to six months of age.

Instrumentation

Manual Method

LOINC Code Information

Result Code Reporting Name LOINC Code
SIC Hemoglobin S Screen 4621-9

 

Performing Location

University of Vermont Medical Center

Test Schedule / Analytical Time / Test Priority

Daily / 1 day / Not available STAT

Section

Hematology

Is the UVMMC lab NY State Certified to perform this testing?  Yes/No

Yes