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Laboratory Medicine

Test catalogue

TMPRSS6 Sequence

Test Name

TMPRSS6 Sequence

Lavender Tube Specimen Type/Requirements

Container Type = 2 Lavender Top

Minimum Volume = 3-5 ml Blood

Specimen Handling

Collection Instructions: Collect 3 ml -5 ml (5 ml preferred) of whole blood in EDTA (purple top tube) or ACD (yellow top tube). For small babies, we require a minimum of 1 ml of blood. Write your initials, date and time of collection on the collection label or requisition.

Special Instructions: Ship blood tubes at room temperature in an insulated container. Do not freeze blood.

Rejection Criteria: Gel seperator, serum, grossly hemolysed or lipemic specimens. Unlabeled or Not Sufficient Quantity Samples will be rejected.

Stability: Blood specimen is stable for up to 48 hours at room temperature and 1 week refridgerated.

Transportation: Send sample to core lab as soon as possible.

Required Documentation

Turnaround Time (TAT)

26 days

Reference Value

See Report

Test Code



CNV Detection

Testing Location

Referred Out – WI, USA (ROPRG23)

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