HEMOCHROMATOSIS, HEREDITARY

Components
Includes mutations C282Y, H63D

Specimen Required
Draw blood in a lavender EDTA tube. Send 5.0 mL whole blood (3.0 mL minimum) room temperature.

Alternate Specimen
Whole Blood: ACD B, sodium heparin, dark blue EDTA

Methodology
Fluorescent Restriction Fragment Length Polymorphism - Polymerase Chain Reaction

Stability
Room Temperature: 8 days; Refrigerated: 8 days; Frozen: Unacceptable

Reference Range
By report

Performed
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday

Turnaround Time10-12 days
Test CodeHHQ
CPT-4 Code (s)
81256 (ZB0L5)
LOINC Codes
21694-5

Warde
Medical
Laboratory