Hemochromatosis Hereditary (HH) DNA Mutation

Useful For:
Hereditary Hemochromatosis DNA Mutation Analysis – Hereditary Hemochromatosis (HH) is an inherited disorder wherein the body accumulates excess iron. This test establishes HH diagnosis in individuals with abnormal iron study results and identifies at-risk family members.

Methodology: Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) and Fluorescent Restriction Fragment Length Polymorphism

Specimen Requirements: 2 lavender-top (EDTA) tubes (minimum: 3.0 mL of EDTA) whole blood. Store specimen at room temperature after collection.

NOTE: Royal blue-top (EDTA whole blood) is also acceptable.

Analytical Time: 4 days

Days Set Up: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday

CPT Information:
81256 –

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