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Hemochromatosis (HFE) 3 Mutation Detection

Mnemonic:    [Hemochrm]
Name:    Hemochromatosis (HFE) 3 Mutation Detection
Specimen:    5 mL whole blood from a Lavender top tube. Citrated or heparinized blood may also be used.
Minimum Spec:    1 mL
Transport Temp:    Refrigerated
Ref Lab/Code:    ARUP 0055656
  Method:    PCR/Flourescence Monitoring
Processing Info:    Do not freeze. Plasma is not acceptable.

A specimen source (SR SRC HFE) prompt has been added to PathNet. The default is BLOOD. If ordered in PathNet, it will autoverify. If the test was ordered in ERNE Millenium, the prompt will need to be verified by a tech. This information is transmitted to ARUP Lab on the packing list.