Pathology Test Details

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Laboratory PathWest Laboratory Medicine-Fiona Stanley Hospital : Cardiovascular Genetics Lab - WA
Test Name Apolipoprotein E
Genes Tested APOE
Test Description This test is appropriate for patients with familial dysbetalipoproteinaemia (type III hyperlipidaemia).
Method sequencing
Test Type Molecular
Comment Sequencing of APOE coding region to detect E2 allele and rare mutations.
Test Accreditation Included In NATA Scope
Clinical Context Heritable variants
Sample Required 2 x 3 mL blood in EDTA
Turn Around Time 2 weeks
Medicare Rebate No Medicare rebate
Pathology Test Last Edit Date 28/07/2017 4:05:48 PM
28-Jul-2017
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