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Hereditary Hemochromatosis DNA Test

Centralized Core Laboratory - Mayo Clinic Laboratories : Send Out

Test ID :
Test Workstation :
Specimen Type:
Whole Blood
Tube Type:
Purple top (EDTA) tube: Whole Blood
Alternate Tube Type:
ACD or any anticoagulant tube
Collection Volume:
2.5 mL (minimum 0.5 mL)
Sent to Reference Laboratory
Droplet Digital Polymerase Chain Reaction (ddPCR) used to test for 3 mutations in the HFE gene: C282Y,H63D,S65C
Special Instructions:
Molecular Genetics: Congenital Inherited Diseases Patient Information (T521) in Special Instructions. For Outpatients, test should only be drawn in outpatient locations within a Hospital (Akron or Beeghly).
6-7 days
Additional Info:
Reference range is available on patient report
CPT Code:

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