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Test ID: FRAG    
Osmotic Fragility, Erythrocytes

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


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

Evaluation of suspected hereditary spherocytosis associated hemolytic anemia


Confirming or detecting mild spherocytosis

Profile Information A profile is a group of laboratory tests that are ordered and performed together under a single Mayo Test ID. Profile information lists the test performed, inclusive of the test fee, when a profile is ordered and includes reporting names and individual availability.

Test IDReporting NameAvailable SeparatelyAlways Performed
FRAGOOsmotic FragilityNoYes
SCTRLShipping Control VialNoYes

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

Osmotic Lysis

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

Osmotic Fragility, RBC

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

RBC Fragility, Erythrocytes
Red Cell Fragility