Sickle Cell Screen (Hemoglobin S)

Sickle Cell Screen
Quest Test Code  825

 Clinical Significance

This is a screening test to determine the presence of sickling hemoglobins. (e.g. hemoglobin-s, hemoglobin c-Harlem). It is important to detect Hb-S in order to determine which individuals are at risk of crisis when exposed to prolonged anoxia such as may occur during surgery, athletic programs or high altitude conditions.

Alternative Name(s)

Hemoglobin S

This is a non-fasting blood test that reports in 1-2 business days, unless repeat testing is required in which case it can take 7 business days.

Please be advised, that our services are strictly self pay and are not eligible for submission as a claim to your health insurance provider. However, you can submit the receipt for reimbursement to many Flexible Spending and Health Savings Accounts for reimbursement.

Sickle Cell Screen
Quest Test Code  825

 Clinical Significance

This is a screening test to determine the presence of sickling hemoglobins. (e.g. hemoglobin-s, hemoglobin c-Harlem). It is important to detect Hb-S in order to determine which individuals are at risk of crisis when exposed to prolonged anoxia such as may occur during surgery, athletic programs or high altitude conditions.

Alternative Name(s)

Hemoglobin S

This is a non-fasting blood test that reports in 1-2 business days.

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