Haemoglobin A1c

Description: 
glycated haemoglobin
HbA1c
Reference range: 

< 53 mmol/mol (<7%) suggests good glycaemic control
53-64 mmol/mol (7-8%) suggests fair control, though improvement of glycaemic control is desirable.
64-75 mmol/mol (8.1-9%) suggests inadequate glycaemic control
>75 mmol/mol (>9%) suggests poor glycaemic control

Units: 
mmol/L Hb
Sample type and Volume required: 
EDTA
Call in advance: 
No
Turnaround time: 
1 - 2 days
Special sample instructions: 

Available only for known DM
This test is currently not available for screening purposes

Storage and transport: 
n/a
Contacts:
Blood Sciences at Bedford Hospital
CSR: 01234 355122 X 4811
Bedford Hospital
Kempston Road
Bedford
Bedfordshire
MK42 9DJ


For clinical advice or interpretation of results, please contact the laboratory in the first instance.

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Last updated: 07/08/2015