CF Mutation Screen
Purple top (EDTA) tube
3.0 mL (minimum 2.0 mL)
Cause for rejection:
Specimen clotted, stored at room temperature, > 5 days old, improper anticoagulant
Batch testing performed once per week
Multiplex PCR with microbead detection
Please indicate reason for testing (e.g. prenatal screening, diagnosis of CF, CBVAD or Fetal Echogenic Bowel).
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.