HEMOGLOBIN, A2 QUANT

SPECIMEN: 5 ML WHOLE BLOOD

TUBE TYPE: PURPLE-TOP (EDTA) TUBE

MINIMUM VOLUME: 5 ML PEDIATRIC EDTA WHOLE BLOOD TUBE; INVERT 8-10 TIMES IMMEDIATELY AFTER COLLECTION

TRANSPORT: REFRIGERATE; STABLE FOR 7 DAYS.

           •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.