Pathology Test Details

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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
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Test Accreditation Included In NATA Scope
Clinical Context Heritable variants
Sample Required 4mL EDTA blood or 1mL blood in paediatric tube
Turn Around Time 2 weeks
Medicare Rebate No Medicare rebate
Pathology Test Last Edit Date 25/01/2021 12:28:32 PM
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