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This is a consultative evaluation in which the case will be evaluated at Mayo Medical Laboratories, the appropriate tests performed at an additional charge, and the results interpreted.
1. Thalassemia/Hemoglobinopathy Patient Information (T358) in Special Instructions
2. New York Clients-Informed consent is required. Please document on the request form or electronic order that a copy is on file. An Informed Consent for Genetic Testing (T576) is available in Special Instructions.
3. If not ordering electronically, complete, print, and send a Benign Hematology Test Request Form (T755) with the specimen (http://www.mayomedicallaboratories.com/it-mmfiles/benign-hematology-test-request-form.pdf)
Patient's age and sex are required. Include recent transfusion information.
Blood and serum are required.
Specimen Type: Whole blood
Container/Tube: Lavender top (EDTA)
Specimen Volume: 15 mL
Collection Instructions: Label specimen as whole blood.
Specimen Type: Serum
Container/Tube: Red top or serum gel
Specimen Volume: 0.6 mL
Collection Instructions: Label specimen as serum.
Mild OK; Gross reject
|Whole Blood EDTA||Refrigerated||7 days|