Hemochromatosis Mutation Detection [HHPCR]

Hemochromatosis Mutation Detection [HHPCR]
WSLH Department: Cytogenetics
WSLH Test Code:842C91
CPT Code: 
Price: 
Includes:Identification of three mutations, C282Y, H63D and S65C, in the HFE gene most commonly associated with hereditary hemochromatosis.
Methodology:**(CPT Code: 81256)** Real-Time PCR followed by Melting Point Analysis
Availability:Once a week.
Turn-around Time:10 Days
Recommended Uses:Blood
Contraindications: 
Specimen Requirements:4 mL, (2 mL pediatric)
Lavender top EDTA
Also Acceptable: Light blue top (3.2% NaCitrate)
Collection Kit/Container: 
Patient Preparation: 
Collection Instructions:Ordering source must fill out Referral Screening Flow Sheet prior to specimen collection. Contact UWHC Test Referral office at (608) 262-6388 prior to collection.
Stability Ambient:
7 days,
Stability Refrigerated:
3 weeks
Specimen Handling and Transport:Transport specimen to the laboratory immediately. Refrigerate specimen if not delivered immediately. Specimen must be received within 7 days of collection date.
Unacceptable Conditions:Frozen:
Not acceptable
Requisition Form:Cytogenetics Lab Genetic Diagnosis Form #131
Required Information: 
Results include:A written interpretive report is provided by the laboratory.
Limitations: 
Additional Tests Recommended: 
Additional Comments:The performance characteristics of this test were validated by UWHC Clinical Laboratories. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has not approved or cleared this test; however, FDA approval or clearance is currently not required for clinical use of this test. The results are not intended to be used as the sole means for clinical diagnosis or patient management decisions. The UWHC Clinical Laboratories is authorized under Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) to perform high-complexity testing.
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