Haemoglobinopathy Screen – Antenatal Partner Screening
HBOPART - Haemoglobinopathy Screen Partner Test (request includes Full Blood Count)
Purple top (EDTA)
To test the haemoglobinopathy status of the biological father, if an expectant mother has had a positive haemoglobinopathy on their antenatal screening bloods.
Tests are performed to determine future implications for the infant. Timely receipt of these samples is vital to ensure prenatal testing/counselling may be offered to the family of any potentially affected infant.