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Delta-beta thalassemia study, whole blood

Fee code: 6346


Ana Belén Moreno Castaño, Maribel Díaz Ricart


> Pathology Department

Method description

Polymerase Chain Reaction

Delivery time

45 days

Note to delivery time


It is necessary to indicate age, sex, reason for the request and always attach haemogram and reticulocyte count

Specimen type

Whole Blood (anticoagulant: EDTA)

Specimen volume

10 mL

Specimen minimum volume

2,5 mL

Collection instructions


Preanalytic treatment


Transport conditions

At room temperature. If exceeds 24 hours, refrigerate 2 to 8 ° C (maximum 48 hours)

Rejection criteria

Clotted sample, Hemolysis


Interpretive results report

Reference values

Values Units   Age  
Delta-beta thalassemia study      

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