Hereditary Hemochromatosis

Order Code: 323725

CPT Codes:  81256, G0452

Indication:  Clinical Diagnosis

Required Patient Information:  Personal and Family History of clinical symptoms and/or previous test results (if any). Routine carrier screening in asymptomatic individuals under the age of 18 will require a signed consent form. 

Turn Around Time:  7-14 days

Specimen type:  Whole Blood

Methodology: PCR-based assays are used to detect the 3 most common HFE mutations associated with iron overload (C282Y, H63D, and S65C).