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HEMOCHROMATOSIS MUTATION DETECTION (C282Y, H63D, & S65C), HEREDITARY

Mnemonic

HFE PCR

Guidelines

Hereditary hemochromatosis is an autosomal recessive disorder of iron metabolism.

Specimen Collection Requirements

Collect

Whole Blood, one 3 mL lavender (EDTA), pink (K2EDTA) or yellow (ACD Solution A or B) top tube

Handling

Do not freeze

Preferred Volume

5.0 mL

Minimum Volume

1.0 mL

Transport

Refrigerated

Rejection Criteria

Serum, plasma, frozen whole blood, clotted blood and severely hemolyzed samples

Stability

Ambient: 3 days; Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: Unacceptable

Testing Information

Performed

7 days/week

Reported

3-8 days

Method

Polymerase Chain Reaction/Fluorescence Monitoring

Referral Lab

ARUP (55656)

Reference Values

Reference Values

Interpretation provided.

CPT Codes

81256

Last Updated: Thursday, January 5, 2017 03:41:09 AM


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