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Cystic Fibrosis DNA *

SIM

22003 

CPT

81220 

Synonyms

CF ; CF Carrier

Specimen Type

Whole Blood 

Container

Lavender top tube unopened

Collection Instructions

None

Volume

Volume: 7mL
Min. volume: 3ml.

Additional Information

A common genetic disorder resulting in chronic pulmonary and gastrointestinal/pancreatic disease. This assay detects as many as 90% of cystic fibrosis carriers in the Caucasian population.

Lab Corp also offers Cystic Fibrosis (CF) Profile, 97 mutations, call lab for questions concerning this test.

Patient Preparation

Specimen Processing Instructions

Whole blood, unopened tube. Leave in original tube

Transport Requirements

Room temp. If > 2 days before sending  to reference lab, refrigerate

Specimen Stability

Room temp-24 hrs; Refrigerated 3 days 

Rejection Criteria

Serum or plasma; frozen specimen

Reference Range

Negative/Positive

Critical Value

 

Test Includes

DNA testing for the 32 most common mutations for Cystic Fibrosis 

Methodology

PCR(polymerase chain reaction); flow sorted bead array analysis 

Testing Frequency

 

LCA

480533 

Reviewed By

Lisa McBride 

Reviewed Date

2/13/2018 

Supplemental

* Denotes Reference Lab Test

Reviewed by Lisa McBride on February 13, 2018

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