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Laboratory Information

Test Name

Alpha Thalassaemia Gene studies

Synonyms

Alpha globin gene analysis
Alpha thalassemia mutation analysis

Specimen Collection

Pre Testing Requirements

Haemoglobinopathy screen, CBC and iron profile

Instructions for Referral to Waikato Lab

Aliquot Transport

Room temperature

Test Information

Department

Haematology

Test Availability

Monthly

Method

LabPLUS or Christchurch Hospital Laboratory

Additional Information

Must be authorised by a Haematologist

Referred Out

Electronic Information

Registration Code

ATHAL

HL7Mapping Code

$ATHAL