Beta-Thalassemia and Hemoglobin Variant Screen
Name Method Ref. Range Units
Hemoglobin A AE 93.5-98.3 %
Hemoglobin A2 HPLC 2.1-3 %
Hemoglobin F HPLC <1.0 %
Hemoglobin C AE Negative
Hemoglobin D HPLC Negative
Hemoglobin G HPLC Negative
Hemoglobin S HPLC Negative
Specimen Requirements
No Type Volume Temperature
1 Whole Blood EDTA 2.0(0.5) mL Refrigerated
Setup schedule: Twice A Week
Turnaround time: 1-5 days
Fee: BD 6.000
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This Panel quantifies hemoglobins and F and screens for the most common phenotypes of hemoglobinopathies. Rare phenotypes of hemoglobinopathies cannot be identified with this method. Further testing may be necessary to confirm the hemoglobin phenotype.
Tests are subject to change. For additional information on this test, please call us at (+973) 17 255522.