Haemoglobinopathy screening

Description: 
Haemoglobinopathy screening is performed by high performance liquid chromatography and detects structural variants and Beta thalassaemia
Clinical details: 
Microcytic anaemia and ?sickle cell. Failure to thrive. Family history
Reference range: 

Please refer to handbook

Sample type and Volume required: 
Serum + 2 EDTA
Call in advance: 
No
Turnaround time: 
1 week
Special sample instructions: 

None

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