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Hemoglobin Electrophoresis

Hemoglobin Electrophoresis is a topic covered in the Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests.

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Common Use:
To assist in evaluating hemolytic anemias and identifying hemoglobin variants, diagnose thalassemias, and sickle cell anemia.

Whole blood collected in a lavender-top (EDTA) tube.

Normal Findings:
(Method: Electrophoresis)

Hgb A
AdultGreater than 95%
Hgb A2
Hgb F
Newborns and infants
 1 d–3 wk70%–77%
 6–9 wk42%–64%
 3–4 mo7%–39%
 6 mo3%–7%
 8–11 mo0.6%–2.6%
Adult–older adultLess than 2%

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Bladh, Mickey Lynn., and Anne M. Van Leeuwen. "Hemoglobin Electrophoresis." Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests, 7th ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425275/all/Hemoglobin_Electrophoresis.
Bladh ML, Van Leeuwen AM. Hemoglobin Electrophoresis. Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. 7th ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425275/all/Hemoglobin_Electrophoresis. Accessed April 24, 2019.
Bladh, M. L., & Van Leeuwen, A. M. (2017). Hemoglobin Electrophoresis. In Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425275/all/Hemoglobin_Electrophoresis
Bladh ML, Van Leeuwen AM. Hemoglobin Electrophoresis [Internet]. In: Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 April 24]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425275/all/Hemoglobin_Electrophoresis.
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