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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:
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).
Lab/Phone:
330-543-8418
TAT:
6-7 days
Additional Info:
Reference range is available on patient report
CPT Code:
81256