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Test name Beta Thalassemia mutations (incl. HbS, HbC, HbE)
Available Stat? No
Turn around times 7-10 days
In House Availability Run 2x per week, Tuesday & Thursday, day shift only
Performed by Medical Genomics - Molecular Diagnostics
Normal range Negative
Container type Lavender top
Amount to Collect 3 mL blood
Collection Instructions Do not collect sample in heparin. Keep sample refrigerated for overnight or longer storage.

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Sample type EDTA whole blood, Amniocentesis, CVS

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