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Test Code SICK Sickle Hemoglobin Solubility Test

Specimen Type

Blood

Container

Lavender top

Preferred Volume

4 mL

Availability

24/7

Turnaround Time

24 hours

STAT Availability

Available

Test Methodology

Hemoglobin solubility

CPT Code

85660

Test Includes

Qualitative screen only. Does not distinguish between sickle cell disease and sickle cell trait.
This test is not recommended as a screen for children <1 year old or in patients with <25% of HBS.

STAT Turnaround Time

1 hour

Reference Range

Negative

Minimum Volume

2 mL in 4 mL tube, 1.5 mL in 3 mL tube mL

Fee Code

53551

Synonyms

Sickledex