A2F - Overview: Hemoglobin A2 and F, Blood

Test Catalog

Test ID: A2F    
Hemoglobin A2 and F, Blood

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

Assisting in the diagnosis of beta-thalassemia


Quantitating the percent of hemoglobin F (Hb F) present


Assisting in the diagnosis of disorders with elevated levels of Hb F

Special Instructions and Forms Describes specimen collection and preparation information, test algorithms, and other information pertinent to test. Also includes pertinent information and consent forms to be used when requesting a particular test

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

Cation Exchange/High-Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC)

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 A2 and F

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

A2 Hemoglobin
Hemoglobin A2
Hemoglobin A2 and F, Blood
Hemoglobin F