haemoglobin S level


Description

haemoglobin S% by HPLC for patients known to have sickle cell anaemia / disease

Also known as

sickle percentage, HbS, sickle cell anaemia, sickle disease


Request a test

To request this test please send sample with a request providing patient ID (three identifiers), specimen information, assay required, relevant clinical details and sender information. Before sending sample please read details on requesting and labelling by clicking on the link. Please also refer to any additional information provided for this test. Download the referral form >


Additional information

Not applicable


Sending address

Department of Haematology Camelia Botnar Laboratories Great Ormond Street Hospital Great Ormond Street WC1N 3JH

Laboratory service

Haematology


Sample requirements

0.5ml venous or capillary blood, EDTA


Turnaround time

10 days


Cost

Upon request


Call in advance?

Please contact the laboratory when sending urgent samples.


Haematology

The Haematology Department provides a wide range of specialist tests with a special interest in the diagnosis and monitoring of coagulation disorders.

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