CF Mutation Screen

Molecular Diagnostics:DNA

Test ID/Workstation: CFSCR DNA1

Specimen Type: Whole Blood

Tube Type: Purple top (EDTA) tube

Collection Volume: 3.0 mL (minimum 2.0 mL)

Cause for rejection: Specimen clotted, stored at room temperature, > 5 days old, improper anticoagulant

Storage: Refrigerated

Availability: Batch testing performed once per week

Methodology: Multiplex PCR with microbead detection

Special Instructions: Please indicate reason for testing (e.g. prenatal screening, diagnosis of CF, CBVAD or Fetal Echogenic Bowel).

Lab/Phone: 330-543-8722

TAT: 10 days

Additional Info: Reference range is available on patient report.

NOTE: This assay will not detect all of the mutations that cause Cystic Fibrosis. Therefore, the absence of a mutation does not rule out the possibility that an individual is a carrier or affected with this disease.



CPT Code: 81220, 83912

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