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 Recent changes for Thalassaemia Gene Testing

Recent changes for Thalassaemia Gene Testing
DateFieldChanged FromChanged To
17th December 2020
Alternative names

Alpha Thalassaemia Gene testing/analysis, Beta Thalassaemia Gene Testing/analysis, Thalassaemia DNA studies, Alpha gene analysis, Haemoglobin (Hb) DNA analysis, Haemoglobin sequencing, Haemoglobinopathy DNA

Alpha Thalassaemia Gene testing/analysis, Beta Thalassaemia Gene Testing/analysis, Thalassaemia DNA studies, Alpha gene analysis, Haemoglobin (Hb) DNA analysis, Haemoglobin sequencing, Haemoglobinopathy DNA, Hb DNA

Thalassaemia Gene Testing

Alternative Names:Alpha Thalassaemia Gene testing/analysis
Beta Thalassaemia Gene Testing/analysis
Thalassaemia DNA studies
Alpha gene analysis
Haemoglobin (Hb) DNA analysis
Haemoglobin sequencing
Haemoglobinopathy DNA
Hb DNA
Laboratory:Molecular
Test Code:MON
Medicare rebatable:No
Registration Instructions:

ONLY use this code if the word gene or DNA is used in the request. Otherwise use HBF (haemoglobin electrophoresis).

Patient needs to provided Australian Medicare number and Victoria address for state goverment grant (No charge). For Overseas residents with Victorian address a bill will be issued.

FBE, ferritin and heamoglobin electrophoresis results are required to be sent to Monash to finalise the result.

Specimen Types:EDTA
Container Types:
EDTA 4 mLEDTA 4 mL
Adults Volume or Mass:4 mL
Minimum/Paediatric Volume or Mass:2 mL
Transport Instructions:Room Temperature
Processing Instructions:Do Not Centrifuge
Assay Frequency:Weekly
External Laboratory:Monash Pathology
  External Laboratory details...
External Transport Instructions:Send at 4'C with Ice Pack