Test directory: Cystic Fibrosis, Carrier Screen

Ordering Code5149
Test NameCystic Fibrosis, Carrier Screen
AliasCF DNA Analysis
Preferred SpecimenWhole Blood
Preferred Container6 mL EDTA, K2 (Lavender)
Other Specimen/ContainerWhole Blood in ACD-B (Yellow),
Whole Blood in Lithium Heparin (Green),
Whole Blood in Sodium Heparin (Green),
Whole Blood in Trace Element EDTA (Royal Blue)
Optimum Volume5 mL
Collection InstructionsPlease indicate the ethnicity of the patient
Normal phlebotomy procedure
Specimen stability is crucial.
Handling InstructionsDo not centrifuge. (Keep as whole blood)
Do not freeze.
Transport RequirementsOahu: Refrigerated
Airline: Refrigerated
Specimen StabilityAmbient: 8 Days
Refrigerated: 8 Days
Rejection CriteriaFrozen
Avail. StatNO
Analytic TimeUp to 8 Days
MethodologyMultiplex Polymerase Chain Reaction, Massively Parallel
Reference Lab Quest Diagnostic Lab-NI

Reference range(s)

ComponentAgeMale NormMale Critical LowMale Critical HighFemale NormFemale Critical HighFemale Critical LowUnitsAdd'l info
EthnicityALLSee report.
Cystic FibrosisALLSee report.
InterpretationALLSee report.
Mutations/PolymorphismsALLSee report.
MethodALLSee report.
Medical DirectorALLSee report.