Hemoglobinopathy Test

The hemoglobinopathy test checks your hemoglobin variants.

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Hemoglobinopathy Test FAQ

What is a hemoglobinopathy test

The hemoglobinopathy lab test checks the hemoglobin types and variants.

Why is a hemoglobinopathy blood test important?

The hemoglobinopathy test helps with evaluating hemoglobin variants and thalassemia.

What type of specimen will I submit?

This Hemoglobinopathy Test is a blood test.

Do I need to fast to take this test?

Fasting is not necessary.

How long does it take to get test results?

It typically takes 4 business days or less.

Accesa Labs does not provide medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. All users should consult with a medical provider for specific health concerns.

Last updated on August 28, 2018

Hemoglobinopathy Test for $129

Hemoglobinopathy Lab Test - More Information

The hemoglobinopathy test, also known as a hemoglobin variant test, hemoglobinopathy blood test, hemoglobinopathy lab test, and hemoglobin electrophoresis test, checks your hemoglobin types and variants.

Hemoglobinopathy is a condition in which the hemoglobin molecule is structurally abnormal. Caused by a genetic mutation, hemoglobinopathy can cause anemia and other conditions. The hemoglobinopathy test is sometimes used as a follow up test after the sickle cell test.

The hemoglobinopathy blood test uses electrophoresis to measure different types of hemoglobin based on the charge of the molecule. This hemoglobinopathy test will identify and measure the relative percentages of the hemoglobin types A, A2, C, F and S and also tests some markers found in the CBC test. As can be seen on the hemoglobinopathy sample report provided above, the test will report a normal phenotype if one is present.

To get a hemoglobinopathy test near you, order online and get your blood drawn at a Quest Diagnostics lab. Once the hemoglobinopathy lab report is ready, it can be downloaded. As shown on the sample hemoglobinopathy blood test lab results above, the percentages of different hemoglobin types will be reported as numerical values which can be compared against the reference ranges provided by the lab.

For general anemia screening, the anemia test panel is typically a better choice.

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