HBA1C - Overview: Hemoglobin A1c, Blood

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Test ID: HBA1C    
Hemoglobin A1c, Blood

Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

Evaluating the long-term control of blood glucose concentrations in diabetic patients


Diagnosing diabetes


Identifying patients at increased risk for diabetes (prediabetes)

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

Ion-Exchange Chromatography Quantitative

NY State Approved Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.


Reporting Name A shorter/abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test; an abbreviated test name

Hemoglobin A1c, B

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

A1a Hemoglobin
A1b Hemoglobin
A1c Hemoglobin
Glycated Hemoglobin
Glyco HGB (Glycosylated Hemoglobin)
HBA1c, B
Hemoglobin A1(a)
Hemoglobin A1(b)
Hemoglobin A1C, B
Glycosylated Hemoglobin