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Lab Test Dictionary

Beta Globin Gene Dosage Analysis (16346)

Methodology

Capillary Electrophoresis; Fluorescent PCR


Synonyms

Beta-Globin Deletions; HERED Persist of Fetal HB (Deletional); HERED Persist of Fetal HEMO (Deletional); Beta-Globin Duplications; Deletional HERED Persist of Fetal HEMO; Deletional HPFH; HPFH (Deletional); Deletional HERED Presist of Fetal HB

Specimen Type

Whole Blood

Performing Lab

Quest Diagnostics San Juan Capistrano


Epic ID

LAB4046

Lab Test Days

Monday

Standard TAT

2-3 Weeks


Collection Information

Specimen Required

2-5 mL Whole Blood

Container Type

Lavender (EDTA)

Collection Instructions

Whole blood collected in an ACD solution A/B (yellow-top), sodium heparin (green-top) or lithium heparin (green-top) tube is also acceptable.


Processing Information - Lab Use Only

Transport Temperature

Refrigerate-OK/Ambient-OK

Specimen Stability

Room Temp: 8 Days; Refrigerated: 8 Days; Frozen: Unacceptable

Rejection Criteria

Samples received frozen

Test Volume Required

5 mL Whole Blood

Minimum Test Volume

2 mL Whole Blood


Comments

Insurance authorization required prior to draw for outpatients. MJ approval required for inpatients.


CPT Codes

81403


Revised

07-24-16

Initials

SL