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Test Compendium

8548: HGB A2, QUANT

Test Code

  • 8548

Test Synonym

  • Hemoglobin A2, Quant

Volume

  • 1 mL

Minimum Volume

  • 0.5 mL

Specimen Requirements

  • Whole Blood

Container

  • Lavender Top Tube, Light Blue Top Tube, Green Top Tube

Storage

  • Refrigerated

CPT Codes

  • 83021
    *The CPT codes provided are based on AMA guidelines and are provided for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the responsibility of the billing entity. Please direct any questions regarding the CPT coding to the payer being billed.

Special Instructions

  • Specify on the request form the patient's race or ethnic origin (if known) as well as the date of any transfusions administered within the preceding three months.

Additional Information

  • Whole blood - Lavender-top (EDTA) tube, blue-top (sodium citrate) tube, or green-top (heparin) tube

Specimen Stability

  • AMBIENT: 14 days REFRIGERATED: 14 days FROZEN: 14 days