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513: Fetal Hemoglobin Print View
Hemoglobin F HPLC    % 

PRIMARY
1 Whole Blood EDTA 5 (2) mL   Frozen - 14 Day(s)/Refrigerated - 7 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 7 Day(s)  
ALTERNATE

Fetal hemoglobin is increased in sickle cell anemia, leukemias, beta- thalassemia and hereditary persistence of fetal hemoglobin. The production of fetal hemoglobin may be triggered as a response to sickle crisis

If a CBC is also ordered, submit a separate EDTA (lavender-top)tube
Setup Schedule
Sunday-Saturday

Reported (Analytical Time)
Next day

CPT Code
83021

The CPT codes provided are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payer being billed.

Notes
Transport Temperature: Room temperature
Patient Preparation: Blood transfusions within the last 4 months may affect results






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