Item Value
Test name Cystic Fibrosis, common mutations
Available Stat? No
Turn around times 7-10 days
In House Availability Run 2x per week, Monday - Friday day shift only
Performed by Medical Genomics - Molecular Diagnostics
Normal range No mutation detected
Container type Lavender top, Blue (citrate) and Yellow (ACD) tops acceptable
Amount to Collect
Whole blood 3 mL
Cell culture T25 flasks, 80% confluent x2
Amniotic fluid 10 mL
Chorionic villi 10 mg
Collection Instructions If collecting in citrate, check the expiration date on the label of the blue top vacutainer before drawing the patient

Do not collect sample in heparin. Keep sample refrigerated for overnight or longer storage.

For UCSF Samples (from remote sites) Click here for sample collection instructions

For NON-UCSF Samples Click here for Requisition form & Account set-up instructions. Note we only do institutional billing.
Sample type Whole blood, Tissue culture, Amniotic fluid, Chorionic villi

If you have additional questions regarding this test, please call: 415-353-1667