HEREDITARY HEMOCHROMATOSIS MUTATION (HHM)
: Molecular Diagnostics
: HHM, HFE gene, C282Y, H63D
: Direct Detection of Mutation H63D by PCR and evaluated by gel electrophoresis
: Lavender top (EDTA)
: Whole Blood
: 0.5 mL Whole blood
: 4 mL Whole blood
: Room temperature or refrigerated (EDTA)
: EDTA - Room temperature: 2 days; refrigerated: 3 days
Reasons for Rejection
: Client will be notified by Molecular Diagnostics Lab if specimen is rejected
: Once a week - variable days
: 7 - 10 days
: Direct Detection of C282Y and H63D
: Call the Molecular Diagnostics Laboratory at 615-343-8121 if additional assistance is needed regarding specimen requirements or submission or if patient has received a transfusion in the prior 2 weeks.
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