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Test Code SICKLE Sickle Cell Screen, Blood


Differential Solubility

Note:  This test is a screening procedure only. All positive or questionable results should be further evaluated with #81626 “Hemoglobin Electrophoresis Cascade, Blood” referred to Mayo Medical Laboratories.

Performing Laboratory

Aspen Valley Hospital

Physician Office Specimen Requirements

Container/Tube:  Lavender-top (EDTA) tube(s)

Specimen:  1 mL (minimum volume:  0.2 mL) of EDTA whole blood

Transport Temperature:  Refrigerate

Collection Instructions:  Specimen cannot be frozen.

Reference Values


Note:  No hemoglobin S detected. This would suggest the absence of sickle cell disease or trait.

Day(s) Test Set Up

Monday through Sunday

Test Classification and CPT Coding