Pathology Test Details

Item Details
Laboratory Douglass Hanly Moir Pathology : Molecular Genetics Laboratory - NSW
Test Name Alpha thalassaemia
Genes Tested HBA1, HBA2
Test Description Detects all common deletions across the HBA1 and HBA2 genes (including -a3.7, -a4.2, --SEA, --MED, --FIL, --THAI) and the Constant Spring mutation
Method Multiplex ligation-dependent probe amplification (MLPA)
Test Type Panel
Test Accreditation Included In NATA Scope
Clinical Context Heritable variants
Sample Required 5mL EDTA blood or 1mL blood in paediatric tube
Turn Around Time 2 weeks
Medicare Rebate No Medicare rebate
Pathology Test Last Edit Date 28/05/2018 4:44:21 PM
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