Preferred Sample Type

Abnormal Haemoglobins and Thalassaemia Screening

Suitable Specimen Types

EDTA Whole Blood

Abnormal Haemoglobins and Thalassaemia Screening

Specimen Volume


Specimen Transport

Standard transport to laboratory.

Turnaround Time

3 days


Please note;

 - samples should be delivered to Specimen Reception at the earliest opportunity.

 - clotted samples can not be processed.


Requests are sent to Heartlands Hospital Birmingham for analysis

Reference Range

Provided by referral laboratory

General Information

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Location of Laboratories

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