KLEIHAUER TEST
Department: Referred Haematology
Alternate Names for Test: FETAL HAEMOGLOBIN
FETAL RED CELLS
FOETAL HAEMOGLOBIN
FOETAL RED CELLS
Specimen Collection Requirements:
Phlebotomist Instructions: Specimen to be collected within 72 hours of delivery
Sample Type:

1x Mauve (EDTA) tube 4.0mL

Referred Specimens:
Referred to: Capital & Coast DHB Laboratory
Link to Reference Lab Website: http://labtests.ccdhb.org.nz/search.aspx
Pre-Transport Requirements to Reference Lab: Refrigerate
Must be sent same day as collection
Transport Requirements to Reference Lab: Ambient
In the Lab:
Lab Test Code: RKLE
Reference Interval & Interpretation: Provided with Reference Laboratory result.
Stability Time Limit for Add-On Tests: Consult with the laboratory
Link to Application and Diagnostic Use Website: http://www.rcpamanual.edu.au/index.php?option=com_pttests&view=tests&Itemid=77
Contact Details:
Lab Contact: Alex Beavis and Dr Ken Romeril
Department Name: Haematology
Phone: (04) 3815900
Fax: (04) 3815948
Email: abeavis@apath.co.nz

Test Information last updated on 05/11/2013
Website last updated on 28/07/2014 08:33

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