Stanford Hospital & Clinics and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital
RESULT
Test Name : Sickle Cell Prep Order Code : SICKL
Note: Do not use 6 mL EDTA tubes. Samples submitted to the Hematology laboratory in these tubes will be rejected.
Synonyms: Sickle Cell Screen, Hemaglobin S Screen
Specimen Type: Whole Blood
Container Type: Lavender-top tube (EDTA)
Required Volume: 2 mL
Minimum Volume (Pediatric): 1mL
Methodology: Insolubility of HgS in presence of reducing substance.
Standard Run Times: Daily
Turnaround Time: 24 hours/next day
Special Handling: Room Temperature
CPT Codes: 85660
LPCH EPIC Code: LAB339
SHC EPIC Code: LABSICKL
Causes For Rejection: Specimen clotted. Blood collected in a 6 mL EDTA tube.
Department: Hematology