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Test ID WBSQR Beta-Globin Gene Sequencing, Blood


Specimen Required


Only orderable as a reflex. For more information see:

-HAEV1 / Hemolytic Anemia Evaluation, Blood

-HBEL1 / Hemoglobin Electrophoresis Evaluation, Blood

-MEV1 / Methemoglobinemia Evaluation, Blood

-REVE1 / Erythrocytosis Evaluation, Whole Blood

-THEV1 / Thalassemia and Hemoglobinopathy Evaluation, Blood and Serum


Useful For

Evaluates for the following in an algorithmic process for the HAEV1 / Hemolytic Anemia Evaluation, Blood; HBEL1 / Hemoglobin Electrophoresis Evaluation, Blood; MEV1 / Methemoglobinemia Evaluation, Blood; REVE1 / Erythrocytosis Evaluation, Whole Blood; THEV1 / Thalassemia and Hemoglobinopathy Evaluation, Blood and Serum:

-Diagnosis of beta thalassemia intermedia or major

-Identification of a specific beta thalassemia sequence variant (ie, unusually severe beta thalassemia trait)

-Evaluation of an abnormal hemoglobin electrophoresis identifying a rare beta-globin variant

-Evaluation of chronic hemolytic anemia of unknown etiology

-Evaluation of hereditary erythrocytosis with left-shifted p50 oxygen dissociation results

-Preconception screening when there is a concern for a beta-hemoglobin disorder based on family history

Method Name

Only orderable as a reflex. For more information see:

-HAEV1 / Hemolytic Anemia Evaluation, Blood

-HBEL1 / Hemoglobin Electrophoresis Evaluation, Blood

-MEV1 / Methemoglobinemia Evaluation, Blood

-REVE1 / Erythrocytosis Evaluation, Blood

-THEV1 / Thalassemia and Hemoglobinopathy Evaluation, Blood and Serum

 

Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)/Sanger Sequencing

Reporting Name

Beta Globin Gene Sequencing, B

Specimen Type

Whole Blood EDTA

Specimen Minimum Volume

1 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time Special Container
Whole Blood EDTA Refrigerated 14 days

Reference Values

Only orderable as a reflex. For more information see:

-HAEV1 / Hemolytic Anemia Evaluation, Blood

-HBEL1 / Hemoglobin Electrophoresis Evaluation, Blood

-MEV1 / Methemoglobinemia Evaluation, Blood

-REVE1 / Erythrocytosis Evaluation, Whole Blood

-THEV1 / Thalassemia and Hemoglobinopathy Evaluation, Blood and Serum

 

An interpretive report will be provided.

Day(s) Performed

Monday through Friday

Report Available

2 to 10 days

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Clinic Laboratories in Rochester

Test Classification

This test was developed, and its performance characteristics determined by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements. This test has not been cleared or approved by the US Food and Drug Administration.

CPT Code Information

81364-HBB (hemoglobin, beta) full sequence

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
WBSQR Beta Globin Gene Sequencing, B 50996-8

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
47954 Beta Globin Gene Sequencing Result 50397-9
47955 Interpretation 59466-3

NY State Approved

Yes