EDTA blood sample
Blood transfusion 4 months prior to testing may affect the results
To screen for the presence of Haemoglobin S. All requests will also have full Haemoglobinopathy screen.
Routine 24 hours
Urgent <1 hour
Clinical advice is available from the Haematology Medical team (contact RD&E switchboard on 01392 411611)Specimen Labelling Procedure