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Hemoglobin A1C

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Test Description
Hemoglobin A1C
Synonym(s)
Glycohemoglobin
Test ID
A1C
Specimen Type
Whole Blood
Alternate Specimen Type
Na-heparin, Li‑heparin, K2‑EDTA and K3‑EDTA plasma
Specimen Requirements
Lavender
Stability
3 days at 15‑25 °C
7 days at 2‑8 °C
6 months at ‑20 °C (± 5 °C)
Freeze only once.
Methodology
Turbidimetric inhibition immunoassay (TINIA)
Estimated TAT
0-2 days
Testing Schedule
Monday-Saturday
CPT Code(s)
83036
Minimum Sample Volume
1 mL
Pediatric Min. Volume (if applicable)
500 uL
Reference Range
4.0-6.0%
Performing Lab
Incyte Diagnostics
LOINC Code(s)
4548-4