90070:HEMOCHROMATOSIS MUTATION ANALYSIS

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90070:HEMOCHROMATOSIS MUTATION ANALYSIS
Methodology: Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)
Edit Date: 6/29/2010
Performed: Monday-Friday
Released: 3-5 days after setup at PeaceHealth Laboratories’ reference lab.
CPT Code: 83891-907D / 83900-907D / 83909-907D / 83912-907D / 83914-907D x3
Specimen Collection Details
Collection: Two 4 mL lavender top tubes (EDTA). Also acceptable but not preferred: One yellow top tube (ACD) solution A or B.
Handling: Do not centrifuge or separate. Do not freeze.
Stability: 7 days ambient or 7 days refrigerated. Specimen unstable frozen.
Standard Volume: 5 mL whole blood.
Minimum Volume: 3 mL whole blood.
Transport: Refrigerated.
Comments: For evaluation of hereditary hemochromatosis in symptomatic patients and their asymptomatic relatives.
Rejection Criteria: Separation; frozen specimen; heparinized whole blood
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No mutation.