Specimen Requirements

Title

HEMOGLOBIN A1c (GLYCOSYLATED HEMOGLOBIN)

Specimen Requirement

1 Lavender top/5.0 mL whole blood EDTA

Methodology

Stability

Refrigerated: 7 Days

Reference Range

By Report

Turnaround

1 day

Clinical Use

Measurement of Hemoglobin A1c in diabetic patients reflects metabolic control during the preceding two to three months.

Test Code

HBA1C