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 Recent changes for Cystic Fibrosis - Genetic Testing

Recent changes for Cystic Fibrosis - Genetic Testing

Date
Field
Changed From
Changed To
19th October 2018
Collection & Request Instructions

Newborn/Infants: 1-2 ml EDTA

Children: 2-5 ml EDTA

Adults: 5-10 ml EDTA

Newborn/Infants: 1-2 ml EDTA

Children: 2-5 ml EDTA

Adults: 5-10 ml EDTA

Frequency

As required

Cystic Fibrosis - Genetic Testing

Ordering information:

Testing for diagnosis of Cystic Fibrosis remains covered by Medicare (Known family history/Partner is a carrier/known CF/Foetus with Echogenic Bowel), but family testing comes at a cost of $160.25

 

Laboratory:
Referred Test
Specimen types:
Blood
Container types:
EDTAEDTA
Collection Instructions:

Newborn/Infants: 1-2 ml EDTA

Children: 2-5 ml EDTA

Adults: 5-10 ml EDTA

Frequency:
As required
Result Turnaround Time:
4-8 weeks
Laboratory Use Only
External Laboratory:
Victorian Clinical Genetics Sevices (V.C.G.S) - Royal Childrens Hospital
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