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Clinical Biochemistry

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HbA1c

Also known as: Glycated Haemoglobin, GHb, Haemoglobin A1c, GHB

Specimen requirements

Sample type: Whole Blood (EDTA)

Collection requirements: No special requirements

Cost

Price on application

Turnaround time

Please see Turnaround times

Analytical method

HPLC

Analysis undertaken at these site(s)

  • John Radcliffe Hospital
  • Horton General Hospital

Reference intervals

Female

All ages: 20 - 41 mmol/mol Hb

Male

All ages: 20 - 41 mmol/mol Hb