Due to instrument issues at Mayo Clinic Laboratories, this test is non-orderable. There are no recommended alternative tests and there is no estimate on when it will be available again.
Identifying hemoglobin variants associated with polycythemia or cyanotic and hypoxic disorders.
Draw 5.0 mL Na Heparin (Dk Green tube without gel) from patient and at the same time draw 5.0 mL Na Heparin (Dk Green tube without gel) from unrelated, non-smoking individual as the control
Dk green Sodium heparin (Na hep), no gel
Patient sample and control specimen must be received by Mayo within 72 hours of collection
Hemox-Analyzer measures and plots O2 saturation
< 12 months of age: not established
≥ 12 months: 24 - 30 mmHg