HEMOGLOBIN S (SICKLEDEX) (SKD)
: SKD, Sickle Cell
: RBC solubility, reduction
: None detected
: Lavender top (EDTA)
: Whole blood
: Lavender top microtainer: 250 uL or 2 mL EDTA tube
: 5 mL
: 0.1 mL
: Refrigerated: 1 week
Reasons for Rejection
: Clotted or grossly hemolyzed specimens or specimens that have been frozen
: 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
: 1 day
: Whole blood only. Refrigerate - do not freeze
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