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Epic Test Name HEMOGLOBIN A1C
Components A1C, Hb A1C
Synonyms Glycohemoglobin, A1C, Glycoslated Hemoglobin
Description
Specimen Requirements 
Container Lavender (EDTA) collection tube
Specimen Type Blood
Preferred Collection Volume 3 mL.
Minimum Collection Volume 2 mL
Collection Instructions
Specimen Handling
Rejection Criteria Inadequate volume
Methodology Immunoassay
Reference Range 4.3 - 5.6 %
CPT Code(s) 83036
Department Chemistry
Contact Information Lab (main): 214-633-5227
Turn Around Time24 hrs.
Performed Monday - Friday, day shift only (0600 - 1430)
Performed by Chemistry
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Notes Interpretive Comments: Normal ≤5.6%, Prediabetes 5.7-6.4%, Diabetes ≥6.5%, Poor Control >7.0%
Updated/Reviewed 09/25/2017


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