Analytic Time

3 - 10 days

MiChart Code
Hemochromatosis mutation
Soft Order Code
HHM

Test Updated:

Synonyms

Hereditary Hemochromatosis Genotype
Hemochromatosis Genotype
C282Y Mutation
H63D Mutation
Hemochromatosis Mutation Detection
Hereditary Hemochromatosis by DNA Analysis
HFE Mutation Detection
HLA-H Mutation Detection
HLA-HMU (HLA-H Mutation)
HHM
HLA H Mutation Detection
HERHEM
HERHEMS
H. Hemochromatosis Mutation
MLABEL
HER HEMOCHROM MUT DET BY DNA

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Test Overview

Test Methodology

Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)

Test Usage

Mutation detection in candidate gene for hereditary hemochromatosis.

Reference Range

Interpretive report provided.

* Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.

Specimen Requirements

Collection Onsite

Collect blood in a lavender top tube. Refrigerate and send intact blood or bone marrow specimen within 48 hours of collection.

Collection Offsite

Collect blood in a lavender top tube. Refrigerate and send intact blood or bone marrow specimen within 48 hours of collection.

Lavender Top Tube
Normal Volume
6 mL EDTA (lavender) whole blood. Extracted DNA is also acceptable if extracted in a CLIA certified laboratory.
Minimum Volume
 

Billing Information

CPT Code
81256
Pro Fee Code
 
LOINC
21694-5

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