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Test Name

Hemoglobin A1c

CPT Code(s)

83036

Methodology

Immunoturbidimetry

Limitations

Hemoglobin A1c is observed to be lower in healthy pregnant women than healthy non-pregnant women. Medical conditions associated with high red blood cell turnover are associated with lower hemoglobin A1c results.

Reference Range(s)

<5.7 % of total hemoglobin

Clinical Significance

To assist with control of blood glucose levels, the American Diabetes Association (ADA) has recommended glycated hemoglobin testing (HbA1c) twice a year for patients with stable glycemia, and quarterly for patients with poor glucose control. Interpretative ranges are based on ADA guidelines.

Alternative Name(s)

A1c

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