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Test Compendium

Test Name

  • ALPHA-THALASSEMIA

Test Code

  • 6662

Test Synonym

  • ALPHA THALASEMIA GENOTYPE, ALPHA THALASSEMIA DNA, Alpha Globin Common Mutation Analysis

Minimum Volume

  • 3 mL

Specimen Type

  • Whole Blood

Primary Container

  • Lavender Top OR Yellow Top Tube

Transport Temp

  • Ambient Or Refrigerated

TAT

  • 9 days

Specimen Requirements

  • Lavender-top (EDTA) tube or yellow-top (ACD) tube

Specimen Retention

  • Lavender-top (EDTA) tube or yellow-top (ACD) tube Maintain at room temperature or refrigerate at 4(degrees)C