sickle test


sickle solubility screening test

Also known as

sickle test, HbS, sickle cell anaemia, sickle disease, sickle carrier

Additional information

If required as a preoperative test, please state the date of the operation.

Sending address

Department of Haematology Camelia Botnar Laboratories Great Ormond Street Hospital Great Ormond Street WC1N 3JH

Laboratory service


Sample requirements

0.5ml venous or capillary blood, EDTA

Turnaround time

24 hours


Upon request

Call in advance?

Please contact the laboratory when sending urgent samples.


The Haematology Department provides a wide range of specialist tests with a special interest in the diagnosis and monitoring of coagulation disorders.

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