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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: 2.0 mL

Minimum Vol: 1.0 mL

 

Note: Yellow top/ACD are acceptable. Buccal cells are acceptable for transplant patients. For other specimen types contact the UW Genetics Lab (206) 598-6429.

Processing Instructions

Reject due to: Dark Green/Sodium Heparin tube

Spin: N

Aliquot: N

Temp: 2-4 C

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

 

Off-site collection: Do not spin, ship refrigerated.

Stability

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Whole blood Room temp

 

  Refrigerated 1 w
  Frozen

 

 

Availability

STAT Performed TAT
N

Collected daily; performed weekly at UW

 1 w

 

Performing Laboratory

University of Washington

Dept of Laboratory Medicine

Genetics Lab
1959 NE Pacific St, NW220
Seattle, WA 98195
 

Phone Number: (206) 520-4600

Department

Department:  Send Outs
 

Phone Number: (206) 987-2563

 

 

 

Reference Range

Interpretive report provided.
 

 

 

Methodology

Method: Next-generation sequencing

Analytical Volume: 1.0 mL

Limitations:

CPT Codes

81256

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Send Out Instructions

 

Reference Test Name:

Hemochromatosis DNA Screen

Reference Test Number:

HEMDNA

Instructions:

Send out M - F with the UW courier.