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FBC with Thalassaemia Screen (consist of FBC with Reflex PBF, Hb Electrophoresis and HbH Inclusion Bodies)

Test Code:

HA0062

Synonym(s):

Specimen Container

EDTA Tube

Specimen Requirement

Whole Blood
Adult: 3 mL blood 
Paediatrics and Neonate: 500 uL blood
Gently invert the tubes several times to prevent clotting. 

Specimen Storage / Transport

Method

 

Orderable as STAT?

No

Turn Around Time

FBC with PBF: 3 - 4hrs
Hb electrophoresis with HbH Inclusion Bodies: 1 week (to note that identification of abnormal variants may take longer)

Reference Value(s)

Click here for reference interval.

Testing Laboratory Location

KKH

Laboratory

Haematology

Contact Number

6394 1373

Day and Time Performed

Mon – Fri: 0800 hrs– 1700 hrs
Sat: 0800 hrs – 1200 hrs

Orderable on CPOE?

Yes

Downtime Form

Additional Information

​Specimen sent after operating hour will be stored, and test performed on the next working day.

Change History Notes

Others

Keywords

FBC with Thalassaemia Screen (consist of FBC with Reflex PBF, Hb Electrophoresis and HbH Inclusion Bodies) HA0062
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