Cystic Fibrosis ScreenMain Content
Test Code: 10458
Alternative Name(s): CF Mutation Screen,Cystic Fibrosis Mutation Screen,CFTR Screen,CF Carrier Screen,CF Screen,Cystic Fibrosis Carrier Screen
Methodology: Multiplex Polymerase Chain Reaction • Massively Parallel Sequencing
Clinical Significance: General screen for carrier status and assessment of CF risk. This test will identify approximately 90% of Cystic Fibrosis (CF) mutations in the Caucasian population, and 97% in the Ashkenazi Jewish population.
Supply: T02 - Lavender 4mL Blood Tube
Preferred Specimen: Whole Blood
Preferred Volume: 4mL
Collection Instructions: Please indicate the ethnicity of the patient.
Whole blood: Normal phlebotomy procedure. Specimen stability is crucial. Store and ship ambient immediately. Do not freeze. For prenatal diagnosis, please use test code 10226, Cystic Fibrosis DNA Analysis, Fetus.
Transport Container: EDTA Lavender-top 4mL tube
Transport Temperature: Room Temperature
Specimen Stability: Room Temperature: 8 days
Specimens received frozen
For additional test, supply, or collection device information, please contact DLO's Customer Service at (800) 891-2917, option 2.