Item Value
Test name Hemochromatosis, Hereditary
Available Stat? No
Turn around times 7-10 days
In House Availability Run 1x per week as needed, Tuesday or Thursday, 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 3 mL blood
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 EDTA whole blood, CVS, Tissue culture

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