Test Catalog

Test ID: HPFH    
Hemoglobin F, Red Cell Distribution, Blood

Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

Distinguishing large deletional hereditary persistence of fetal hemoglobin from other conditions with increased percentage of fetal hemoglobin


Determining the distribution of Hb F within red blood cells

Testing Algorithm Delineates situations when tests are added to the initial order. This includes reflex and additional tests.


Special Instructions Library of PDFs including pertinent information and forms related to the test

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

Only orderable as a reflex. For more information see:

-HAEVP / Hemolytic Anemia Evaluation

-HBELC / Hemoglobin Electrophoresis Cascade, Blood

-MEVP / Methemoglobinemia Evaluation

-REVE / Erythrocytosis Evaluation

-THEVP / Thalassemia and Hemoglobinopathy Evaluation


Flow Cytometry

NY State Available Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.


Reporting Name Lists a shorter or abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test

Hemoglobin F, Red Cell Distrib, B

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

Acid Elution Test for Fetal Hgb
Fetal Hemoglobin
Hemoglobin F, Red Cell Distribution, Blood - NOT FOR MATERNAL BLEED