Hereditary Hemochromatosis DNA Test

Centralized Core Laboratory:Chemistry

Test ID/Workstation: HHEMO MAYO

Specimen Type: Blood

Tube Type: Purple top (EDTA) tube: Whole Blood

Collection Volume: 2.5 mL (minimum 0.5 mL)

Storage: Ambient

Availability: Sent to Reference Laboratory

Methodology: Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)-based assay (using LightCycler tech.) used to test for 3 mutations in the HFE gene: C282Y,H63D,S65C

Special Instructions: Requires "Informed Consent for Genetic Testing"
Requires Mayo lab "Congenital Inherited Diseases Patient Information" Sheet.

For Outpatients, test should only be drawn in outpatient locations within a Hospital (Akron or Beeghly).

Lab/Phone: 330-543-8418

TAT: 5-14 days

Additional Info: Reference range is available on patient report

CPT Code: 81256

Synonyms: -

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