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Sickle Cell Screen
Test Code: SIC
Synonyms/Keywords
Hgb S, Hemoglobin S​
Useful For
Test screens for sickle cell trait (A/S) and sickle cell disease (S/S).
For positive results, suggest confirmatory testing by Hgb electrophoresis.​
Specimen Requirements
Fasting Required Specimen Type Preferred Container/Tube Acceptable Container/Tube Specimen Volume Specimen Minimum Volume
(allows for 1 repeat)
Pediatric Minimum Volume
(no repeat)
​No ​Whole Blood EDTA Lavender Top Tube (LTT)​ Sodium-heparin Green Top Tube (GTT)​ 2.0 mL​ ​1.0 mL 0.2 mL​
Specimen Stability Information
Specimen Type Temperature Time
​Whole Blood ​Refrigerate ​2 weeks
Performing Laboratory Information
Performing Location Day(s) Test Performed Analytical Time Methodology/Instrumentation
​Marshfield ​Monday - Friday ​1 day Pacific Hemostasis SickleScreen Kit​
Reference Range Information
Performing Location Reference Range
​Marshfield ​Negative
Outreach CPTs
CPT Modifier
(if needed)
Quantity Description Comments
​85660
Synonyms/Keywords
Hgb S, Hemoglobin S​
Ordering Applications
Ordering Application Description
​Centricity ​Sickle Cell Screen
​Cerner ​Sickle Cell Solubility Test
If the ordering application you are looking for is not listed, contact your local laboratory for assistance.
Specimen Requirements
Fasting Required Specimen Type Preferred Container/Tube Acceptable Container/Tube Specimen Volume Specimen Minimum Volume
(allows for 1 repeat)
Pediatric Minimum Volume
(no repeat)
​No ​Whole Blood EDTA Lavender Top Tube (LTT)​ Sodium-heparin Green Top Tube (GTT)​ 2.0 mL​ ​1.0 mL 0.2 mL​
Specimen Stability Information
Specimen Type Temperature Time
​Whole Blood ​Refrigerate ​2 weeks
Useful For
Test screens for sickle cell trait (A/S) and sickle cell disease (S/S).
For positive results, suggest confirmatory testing by Hgb electrophoresis.​
Reference Range Information
Performing Location Reference Range
​Marshfield ​Negative
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Performing Laboratory Information
Performing Location Day(s) Test Performed Analytical Time Methodology/Instrumentation
​Marshfield ​Monday - Friday ​1 day Pacific Hemostasis SickleScreen Kit​
For billing questions, see Contacts
Outreach CPTs
CPT Modifier
(if needed)
Quantity Description Comments
​85660
For most current information refer to the Marshfield Laboratory online reference manual.