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HHDNA
HEREDITARY HEMOCHROMATOSIS

Test Code HHDNA 
Test HEREDITARY HEMOCHROMATOSIS 
Methodology Real-time polymerase chain reaction (PCR)
(PCR is utilized pursuant to license agreements with Roche Molecular Systems, Inc. and Bio-Rad Laboratories) 
Description Useful for iron storage disorders. Point mutations C282Y and H63D are probed with both wild and mutant probes to determine zygosity. 
Specimen Draw blood in a lavender-top (EDTA) tube. Send 0.5 mL of EDTA whole blood refrigerated. SAMPLE MUST ARRIVE WITHIN 5 DAYS OF DRAW. 
Reference Values Negative for C282Y and/or H63D (reported as negative or positive for C282Y and/or H63 with zygosity) 
Analytic Time 1 Day; Maximum Laboratory Time - 15 Days 
Day(s) Test Set Up Every other Thursday 
CPT Code(s) 81256