Haemochromatosis Screen


Test Information

Test Name

Haemochromatosis Screen

Synonyms

HFE Screen

Department

Biochemistry

Preferred Specimen

SST

Testing Location

All

Turn Around Time

1 Day

Clinical Update

View Clinical Update

Collection Information

Patient Requestable

Yes

Preparation

  • Fasting sample preferred

Processing Information

Registration Code

HSCR

Notes

If a request for Haemochromatosis screening is received without specific request for Haemochromatosis Gene testing, register HSCR, the following tests will be performed:

  • Fasting iron & saturation
  • Ferritin

Methodology

Sample Storage

Fridge

Sample Stability

1 week

Interpretations

View Interpretations

Contact Information

alan.neal@pathlab.co.nz