Hereditary Hemochromatosis DNA Test
Centralized Core Laboratory:Chemistry
Purple top (EDTA) tube: Whole Blood
2.5 mL (minimum 0.5 mL)
Sent to Reference Laboratory
Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)-based assay (using LightCycler tech.) used to test for 3 mutations in the HFE gene: C282Y,H63D,S65C
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).
Reference range is available on patient report