What is Sickling Test?
A sickle cell test is a simple blood test used to determine if you have sickle cell disease or sickle cell trait. Sickle cell disease (SCD) is a group of inherited red blood cell disorders. People with this disease have red blood cells that are shaped abnormally.
The sample type collected for Sickling Test is: Blood
Preparation for Sickling Test
- No special preparation required
Why Get Tested for Sickling Test?
- To determine the presence of sickle cell trait if symptoms of sickle cell anemia appear
- To screen newborns for sickle cell trait
For over a hundred years, human pathology has been one of the keystones of medicine and rightly so at SRL, we offer our patients world-class Pathology services because their well-being is of the utmost importance to us. Pathology is quite simply the scientific study of the overall response of your body to any foreign influence, i.e., disease. Actually, we use this knowledge to diagnose & subsequently treat your ailment. What we basically do is carefully compare the normal structure and function of a human body (anatomy and physiology) to the abnormal structure and function we witness in an unwell human. Doing this is the most crucial phase & we take note of even the minutest details while adjudging the extent of your ailment because one slip can lead to an incorrect diagnosis, posing serious threat to your health. Our experts ensure that they are extremely careful while analyzing the samples. This is where our advanced technology chips in. SRL is proud to host state-of-the-art equipments based on the latest technology for a speedy and accurate result. We do not take any chances whatsoever with your health & well-being. Avail our Pathology services with no hesitation. You are always in good hands with SRL.