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Reticulocyte Count
315

Information

Sickle Cell Screen – This is a screening test to determine the presence of sickling hemoglobins. (e.g. hemoglobin-s, hemoglobin c-Harlem). It is important to detect Hb-S in order to determine which individuals are at risk of crisis when exposed to prolonged anoxia such as may occur during surgery, athletic programs or high altitude conditions.

Methodology
Automated cell counter
Specimen Required

Whole blood. Lavender-top (EDTA) tube. Stability: Refrigerated – 72 Hour(s)

CPT Code(s)
85045