Hemoglobin A1C, screening

Alphabetical Test listing

Hemoglobin A1C, screening-8761

  
Hemoglobin A1C, screening
  
8761
  
LAB8761
  
A1S
  
Glycated hemoglobin
Glycated Hgb
  
EDTA whole blood
  
  
4.0 mL
  
1.0 mL
  

Immediately after collection, mix tube thoroughly by gentle inversion to prevent clotting.

  

Submit tube unspun

  

Lavender (EDTA), 4mL

  

Refrigerated (preferred) - 7 days

Ambient - 1 day

  
  • Improper label (unlabeled or mislabeled)
  • Clotted specimen
  • Improper anticoagulant or ratio
  • Hemolysis
  • Delay in transport
  • Improper storage/transport temperature
    • EDTA samples that have been frozen or spun may be used, but only use if no other specimen exists
  
AHL - Hematology: H
  
Daily
  
1 day
  

Ion Exchange High-Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC)

  

≤5.6%

  • >6.4% confirms diabetes
  • 5.7% - 6.4% indicates prediabetes

 

  
83036
  
Yes
  
  
08/03/2011
  
07/13/2018