Laboratory Test Information Guide

Details for Hemochromatosis HFE gene

Test Name: Hemochromatosis HFE gene
Alternate Name(s): HFE
C282Y
H63D
HCR
Laboratory: Molecular Diagnostics
Specimen Type: Whole blood-1 x 4 mL Lavender EDTA top Vacutainer tube
Tissue: 100mg or 0.5-2.0 cm3 frozen immediately after collection
Formalin-fixed imbedded tissue
Collection Information: Blood samples must be maintained at room temperature.
Requisition: MOLECULAR DIAGNOSTIC REQUISITION
Test Schedule: As required
Monday - Friday
0800 - 1600 h
Turnaround time from when specimen
is received in testing laboratory:
 
Routine
3 weeks
Stat
10 days
 
Reference Range: See report
Effective Date: 2011-12-15
Revised Date: 2016-04-27
Critical Value: N/A
Interpretive Comments:  
Special Processing:  
Comments: For more information click on:
Molecular Diagnostic Laboratory
Method of Analysis: RT-PCR
Critical Information Required:  
Storage & Shipment: Must be received in testing laboratory within 5 days of collection, shipped at room temperature by courier/overnight delivery.
System Codes: 
Cerner
HFE
 
Referred To:  

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