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HEMOCHROMATOSIS (HFE) 3 MUTATIONS

Test Number:
  • 0055656
Test Alias:
  • HLA-H
  • Hemochromatosis Hereditary DNA
  • Hemochrom HFE Gene Analysis
  • H63D
  • C282
Preferred Specimen:
  • Whole blood
Container Type:
  • EDTA (lavender-top) tube
Alternative Specimen:
  • EDTA (royal blue-top) tube • Sodium heparin (green-top tube) • ACD solution B (yellow-top) tube • ACD solution A (yellow-top) tube.
Volume:
  • Minimum 3 mL, Preferred 5 mL
Collection Instructions:
  • This germline genetic test requires physician attestation that patient consent has been received if ordering medical facility is located in AK, AZ, DE, FL, GA, MA, MN, NV, NH, NJ, NM, NY, OR, SD or VT or test is performed in MA. Please note this test is for Non New York clients.
Transport Temperature:
  • Room Temperature • Shipping refrigerated is acceptable
Specimen Stability:
  • Room temperature: 8 days
  • Refrigerated: 8 days
  • Frozen: Unacceptable
Methodology:
  • Fluorescent Restriction Fragment Length Polymorphism • Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)
CPT Code:
  • 81256
Reject Criteria:
  • Received frozen
Reference Range:
Report Available:
  • 10 days

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