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HEMOGLOBIN F BLOOD (HGF)

Department: Esoteric Chemistry
Test Synonym(s): HGF
CPT Codes: 83021
Methodology: HPLC
Reference Range: < 2%
Tube Type: Lavender top (EDTA)
Specimen: Whole blood
Pediatric Requirements: 0.1 mL lavender microtainer
Volume: 5 mL
Minimum Volume: 0.1 mL lavender microtainer
Temperature: Refrigerated
Stability: Refrigerated: 1 week
Reasons for Rejection: Clotted or grossly hemolyzed specimens or specimens that have been frozen
Days Performed: Monday - Friday
Times Performed: 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
TAT: 1 day
Special Instructions: Whole blood only. Refrigerate - do not freeze

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