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DNA Analysis for Haemoglobin, Thalassaemia, Alpha Chain Studies

Ordering Information
DNA analysis is ordered on the basis of an abnormal Hb Electrophoresis result where alpha-Thalassaemia cannot be excluded.
Laboratory
Referred Test
Specimen
Blood
Container
EDTA (purple)
Additional Collection Instructions

10 mLs blood is preferred.

CSR Staff: Please transfer specimen to Complex Chemistry container in fridge immediately.

Minimum Adult Volume
5mL
Minimum Paediatric Volume
None
Frequency
Monday - Thursday