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PLEASE NOTE: Recent changes have been made to this Test


 Recent changes for Hereditary Amyloidosis

Recent changes for Hereditary Amyloidosis

Date
Field
Changed From
Changed To
22nd August 2019
Alternative names

TTR, FGA, APOA1, LYZ or Amyloidosis Gene

Volume (Adults)

Minimum/Paediatric Volume

Hereditary Amyloidosis

Ordering information:

Full gene screen: TTR,FGA*,APOA1*,LYZ*:  $800 (Not covered by medicare)

(* only the relevant regions, implicated in hereditary amyloidosis, are screened)

TTR (Transthyretin)     : $400

FGA* (Fibrinogen A)   : $250

APOA1*(Apolipoprotein A) : $300

LYZ* (Lysozyme):     $300

Alternate names:
APOA1, FGA, LYZ or Amyloidosis Gene, TTR
Laboratory:
Referred Test
Test Code:
CHROM
Specimen types:
Blood
Container types:
EDTA large (Blood Bank)
EDTA
EDTA large (Blood Bank)
Collection Instructions:
Transport specimen at Room Temperature to lab

Mini

Minimum Adult Volume:
5 mL
Paediatric Minimum Volume:
5 mL
Frequency:
As required
Result Turnaround Time:
3-4 weeks
Laboratory Use Only
Laboratory Notes:

Send samples as a batch once a week.

Department of Molecular Genetics

The Children's Hospital at Westmead,Loading dock 5,Redbank Road

Northmead NSW  2152

Tel: 02 9845 3244/02 9845 3246

External Laboratory:
Department of Molecular Genetics, Childrens Hospital at Westmead
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