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Beta globin (HBB) gene sequencing

Lab Section:  Sendout Reference  
Lab Location:  Sendout
Reference Lab: ARUP 
Test ID: LAB5835 
Methodology: PCR/Sequencing
Schedule: Varies
Reported: 3-4 weeks
Specimen Requirements:  Collection: 5.0 ml Blood in a Lavender Top Tube.
Pediatric volume: 3 ml.
Acceptable:pink (K2EDTA, Yellow (ACD Solution A or B).
Unacceptable conditions: Frozen
Stability: Ambient: 72 hours; Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: Unacceptable

Notes: 

Clinical Indications: Suspected Beta thalassemia by HPLC

Please fill out patient history form from ARUP http://ltd.aruplab.com/Tests/Pub/0050578

Reference Interval:  See patient report or consult reference laboratory website.
CPT Code(s): 81404
Last Changed: 10/06/2016 04:17:27
Last Reviewed: 12/21/2016 04:58:13