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Apt Test (Fetal Hemoglobin)

Test ID   LAB1029
EPIC Order
CPT Code(s)   83030
Group/Individual Test   Individual
Laboratory   Special Hematology and Hematopathology
Tube Station   30
Specimen Routine:
Stool; bloody diaper; Call Lab(984)974-8322.         
(After hours, weekends and  holidays call Core Lab at 984-974-2361.)
See important Comments
Stability Acceptable as long as blood in specimen appears fresh, bright red color
Availability Routine: Mon-Fri, 08:00-16:00; No weekends/Holidays
  STAT: Available upon Director's Approval.
Turnaround Time Routine: Results available Monday-Friday by 4:00pm for samples collected by 12:00
Reference Range Normal: No fetal blood present
Comments Obvious bright red blood must be present in Stool

Reviewed by g_crawford on December 06, 2017

Note: Reference ranges provided on this web site are for guidance only, and may not reflect the most recent changes. Refer to laboratory reports for current reference data.

UNC Hospitals
McLendon Clinical Laboratories
101 Manning Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27514