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Haemochromatosis (HLA-H) Genotyping

Alternate names:
HFE genotyping
Laboratory:
Referred Test
Test Code:
HAECHR
Specimen types:
Blood
Container types:
EDTAEDTA
Collection Instructions:

Transport at RT.

Notes:

HFE gene study (C282Y) (H63D)

The EDTA sample collected for Haemochromatosis Genotyping must not be used for any other tests.  If the patient requires other tests such as an FBE, a second EDTA tube will be needed.

Please note: Patients without a recorded history of elevated Transferrin Saturation or elevated Serum Ferritin or first degree relative with Haemochromotosis will be charged a minimum non rebatable fee of $37.10. 

 

Frequency:
Weekly
Laboratory Use Only

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TURN AROUND TIMES - When will my result be available?

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CLICK HERE for a Log sheet for recording Pathology results

"THE ART OF CCCCOLLECTION"

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