Pathology Test Details

Item Details
Laboratory Queensland Medical Laboratory Pathology : Genetics - QLD
Test Name APO E
Genes Tested APOE
Test Description In this test, the designated E2, E3 and E4 isoforms of the Apolipoprotein E (Apo E) gene are detected. Isoform E4 has been observed in some Alzheimer group studies, although it is not considered as a diagnostic tool over currently accepted clinical criteria.
Method specific assay/s
Test Type Single
Comment Real-time PCR using FRET probes
Test Accreditation Included In NATA Scope
Clinical Context Heritable variants
Sample Required 4 ml blood in PINK EDTA OR 1 ug of DNA
Turn Around Time 2 weeks
Medicare Rebate No Medicare rebate
Pathology Test Last Edit Date 3/07/2017 11:40:46 AM
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