Sickle Solubility Test URGENT (A&E Only)
The sickle solubility test is a screening method for the presence of HbS. It will not differentiate between homozygous or heterozygous forms. This test should only be used in URGENT cases when there is insufficient time for the full Haemoglobinopathy screen.
|Tube||03 (EB) - EDTA Blood|
|Turn Around||A&E: 3 Hours
Day Case: N/A
|Send to||Blood Sciences Cross Site|
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|Collection Con||The patients should NOT have received a transfusion in the last 3 months as this could give an incorrect result.
Instructions for Lab Staff: Standard lab processing- No special requirements.
|Ref. Range Notes||Blood Sciences Refernce ranges available through the useful information and links page:https://www.leedsth.nhs.uk/a-z-of-services/pathology/blood-sciences/useful-information-and-links/|
|Telepath||SICSL (LGI) SICSJ (SJUH)|