Hemoglobin A1c

Supply #T02 - Lavender 4mL Blood Tube

Hemoglobin A1c

Test Code: 496
CPT Code: 83036
Alternative Name(s): A1c, HGBA1C, A1C Hemoglobin, Fast Hemoglobins, Glycosylated Hgb

Hemoglobin A1c w/MPG

Test Code: 8181
CPT Code: 83036
Alternative Name(s): A1c, HGBA1C, A1C Hemoglobin, Fast Hemoglobins, Glycosylated Hgb, A1c with mean blood glucose

Hemoglobin A1c w/eAG

Test Code: 16802
CPT Code: 83036
Alternative Name(s): A1c, HGBA1C, A1C Hemoglobin, Hgb, A1c with estimated average glucose

Methodology: Immunoturbidmetry

Reference Range(s): See Laboratory Report

Clinical Significance: Assesses long term diabetic control in Diabetes Mellitus

Collection Guide: 

Supply: T02 - Lavender 4mL Blood Tube

Preferred Specimen: Whole Blood

Preferred Volume: 4mL

Collection Instructions: If multiple draw, collect EDTA (Lavender-top) tube LAST.

Transport Container: EDTA Lavender-top 4mL tube

Transport Temperature: Room Temperature

Specimen Stability: Room Temperature: 7 days

Reject Criteria:

  • Heparinized plasma
  • Sodium Fluoride/Oxalate (gray top)

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