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fetal hemoglobin stain
Synonyms: Fetal HGB Stain 
Computer Code: HBFS
Specimen Collection: 2 mL blood (lavender top tube) or EDTA microtainer with minimum 500 µl blood. 
Minimum Volume: 0.5 mL 
Handling Instructions for Offsite Areas: Refrigerate. Transport within 24 hours. 
Reference Values: <1.0% of fetal hemoglobin  
Lab Code: HEM 
Requisition: C/H
Test Frequency: 3/week 
Routine TAT: NA 
Stat TAT: contact lab 
CPT Code(s): 85460 
LCD or NCD:  
Methodology Used: 52,69
See Addendum XVII

Albany Medical Center
43 New Scotland Avenue
Albany, NY, 12208
Date: 11/28/2015
Time: 00:57:26 (24hr)