Huntington's disease screen


Test Information

Test Name

Huntington's disease screen

Synonyms

Huntington Disease genetic testing

Preferred Specimen

EDTA

Testing Location

Referral

Turn Around Time

6 weeks


Collection Information

Availability

Preparation

  • Diagnostic referrals for >55yrs requires referral through Genetic Services or Neurology
  • All predictive and pre-symptomatic testing only through Genetics Services
  • Click here to link to Genetic Health Service NZ

Processing Information

Registration Code

HUNT

Notes

  • DO NOT share sample; dedicated tube required
  • DO NOT centrifuge or freeze

Methodology

Interpretations

View Interpretations

Contact Information

laura.yau@pathlab.co.nz

External Referral Information

Referral Location

LabPlus (via WHL)

Send Away Transport

Ambient on day of collection. Refrigerate overnight or weekend then send ambient

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