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Test Code HemDNA Hemochromatosis DNA Screen

Clinical System Name

Hemochromatosis DNA Screen

Synonyms

HemDNA

Sample Requirements

Specimen: Whole Blood

Container(s): Lavender/EDTA

Preferred Vol: 5 mL

Minimum Vol:  3 mL whole blood (2 mL infant)

 

Note: Buccal cells are acceptable for transplant patients. For other specimen types contact the UW Genetics Lab (598-6429).

Processing Instructions

Reject due to: Dark Green/Sodium Heparin tube

Spin: N

Aliquot: N

Temp: RT

Storage location: Store whole blood affixed with a large computer label in the CPA room temp send outs rack.

 

Off-site collection: Do not spin, ship at room temperature,

Stability

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Whole blood Room temp

Not specified

  Refrigerated 1 w
  Frozen

Not specified

 

Availability

STAT Performed TAT
N

Weekly

 1 - 2 w

 

Performing Laboratory

University of Washington

Dept of Laboratory Medicine

Department

Department:  

University of Washington

Dept of Laboratory Medicine
1959 NE Pacific St, NW220
Seattle, WA 98195
 

Phone Number

(206) 685-6066

 

 

 

Reference Range

Interpretive report provided.
 

 

 

Methodology

Method: Melting Curve Analysis

Analytical Volume: None specified

Limitations:

CPT Codes

81256

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Send Out Instructions

 

Reference Test Name:

Hemochromatosis DNA Screen

Reference Test Number:

HEMDNA

Instructions:

Send out Monday thru Friday with the UW courier. Keep a copy of the Batch Sheet for our records.