Beta Thalassaemia Gene


Test Information

Test Name

Beta Thalassaemia Gene

Synonyms

Beta Globin; Beta thalassaemia mutation analysis

Preferred Specimen

SST + 2x EDTA (Whole blood)

Testing Location

Referral

Turn Around Time

4 weeks


Collection Information

Availability

Monday - Wednesday collection only for Whatakane. Monday - Thursday collection only for all other regions.


Processing Information

Registration Code

THAG; THA; CBC; IRON

Notes

  • 1x EDTA and SST will be tested inhouse for THA; CBC and iron studies
  • 1x EDTA will be referred to LabPlus (via WHL) for Thalassaemia Gene studies

Alternative Specimen

CPDA for gene testing


Methodology

Interpretations

View Interpretations

Contact Information

laura.yau@pathlab.co.nz

External Referral Information

Referral Location

LabPlus (via WHL)

Send Away Notes

NB - For Reflex testing, provide CBC; Fe Studies and Chromatogram trace from Capillarys together with sample to WHL.

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