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Hemoglobin SC Mutation Analysis

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Test Information
Sickle Cell Disease is caused by mutations in the b-globin gene (HBB) and are defined by the presence of hemoglobin S (HbS). Molecular prenatal testing can be offered for pregnancies at increased risk.
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Also Known As
  • HbS
  • HbSC
  • Hemoglobin S
  • SC Mutation Analysis
  • Sickle Cell
  • Sickle Cell Mutation Analysis
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Test Type
Genetic Test
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Sample Notes
EDTA Whole Blood, EDTA Bone Marrow, DNA, Buccal Swabs, Amniotic Fluid, Cultured Amniocytes, Direct or Cultured CVS
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Requested Volume
Fetal: 7-15 ml Amniotic Fluid or 5-10 mg CVS, backup culture of Amniocytes or CVS is highly recommended; Two T25 flasks Cultured Amniocytes or CVS (2x10^6 minimum); Parental/Patient: 3-5 ml whole blood or bone marrow, 3-4 buccal swabs and >=1 ugDNA at >=50 ng/uL
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Minimum / Pediatric Volume
Fetal: Call Laboratory; Parental/Patient: 2 ml
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Room Temperature or Refrigerated
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CPT Codes
  • 81401
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PCR and Hybridization Probes
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Turnaround Time
3-6 days
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New York State Approval
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