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|94545:HAPTOGLOBIN (HP) GENOTYPING|
|Released:||2-7 days after set up at PeaceHealth Laboratories’ reference lab|
|CPT Code:||83891-90 / 83896-90 x4 / 83898-90 x2 / 83912-90|
|Specimen Collection Details|
|Collection:||One 4 mL lavender top tube (EDTA). Also acceptable: One 3 mL yellow top tube (ACD) Solution A or B.|
|Handling:||Submit whole blood. Refrigerate.|
|Stability:||72 hours ambient or 7 days refrigerated. Unstable frozen.|
|Standard Volume:||3 mL whole blood|
|Minimum Volume:||1 mL whole blood|
|Comments:||Counselling and informed consent form are recommended for genetic testing. Consent forms are available from Client Services.
This test is not recommended for the assessment of cardiovascular risk in nondiabetics as there is poor evidence of a correlation between the genotype and cardiovascular risk.
|Rejection Criteria:||Heparinized or frozen specimen.|