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ID:909 Haemoglobinopathy Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)
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DescriptionIdentification of haemoglobinopathy genotypes by molecular analysis of DNA. This identifies alpha and beta thalassaemia mutations
IndicationIn clinically significant cases the type of thalassaemia / haemoglobin variant can be identified using PCR
Additional InfoThis is a referred test - Please contact the Haemoglobinopathy Screening laboratory (64881) for advice and consent forms before sending a request.
Concurrent TestsFBC & Haemoglobinopathy Screen
Dietary RequirementsNone
Interpretation Descriptive Report

DepartmentSpecialist Laboratory Medicine
SampleBlood
TubeEDTA (Haem)
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Collection ConditionsNone
Min. Vol3.5 ml (adults) 1 ml (paeds)
Freq.

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Ref. Range (Female)
Ref. Range (Paed)
Ref. Range Notes
UnitsPositive/Negative
IP Acute TAT- Contact Laboratory
IP Routine TAT60 days
GP Acute TAT- Contact Laboratory
GP Routine TAT60 days
Turnround CommentThis is a referred test and should only be requested after advice from the screening laboratory (64881) or a medical haematologist.

Originally edited by : RJAR. Review due on 08/01/2019 14:52:34. Published By RJAR on 08/01/2018 14:52:34.