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Test Name: Hemoglobin (Hgb) Solubility
Test Code: 005223
Other Names: N/A
Test Includes: Hemoglobin (Hgb) Solubility
Specimen Requirements: Whole blood, 1 mL
Container: Lavender-top (EDTA) tube; capillary puncture: three microhematocrit tubes. May also use blue-top (sodium citrate tube, yellow-top (ACD) tube, or green-top (heparin tube.
Collection Instructions: To avoid delays in turnaround time, PLEASE SUBMIT A SEPARATE LAVENDER-TOP TUBE FOR EACH TEST REQUIRING A LAVENDER-TOP.
Stability: Room temperature
Rejection Criteria / Special Instructions: N/A
Methodology: Sodium hydrosulfite reduction