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Cystic Fibrosis (CFTR) 165 Pathogenic Variants

Mnemonic:    [CF PANEL]
Name:    Cystic Fibrosis (CFTR) 165 Pathogenic Variants
Specimen:    3 mL whole blood from a Lavender top tube. Test can also be performed on sample collected in yellow ACD A or ACD B tube.
Minimum Spec:    1 mL
Transport Temp:    Refrigerated
Spec Stability:    Stable up to 2 weeks refrigerated.
Ref Lab/Code:    ARUP 2013661
  Method:    PCR/Fluorescence Monitoring
Note:    Counseling and informed consent are recommended for genetic testing. These forms are available on the ARUP website.

This panel is recommended for carrier screening of expectant individuals and those planning a pregnancy AND diagnostic testing for individuals with symptoms of classic CF.