Hemoglobin A1C

CERNER / EPIC MNEMONIC: HGB A1C
CPT CODE: 83036
DAYS PERFORMED: Specimen accepted daily
TURNAROUND TIME: 24 hours
CONTAINER TYPE: Lavender top (EDTA) tube. If a Complete Blood Count (CBC) or other hematology tests are requested, a separate lavender top (EDTA) tube must be drawn for Hgb A1C.
SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS: Blood
MINIMUM VOLUME: 0.5 mL whole blood
REFERENCE RANGE: Normal: 3.9% to 6.2%
TEST SYNONYM(S):Glycated Hemoglobin, Blood; Glucohemoglobin