This test is designed to detect carriers of cystic fibrosis. Cystic fibrosis (CF) is an autosomal recessive disorder of variable severity that affects the pulmonary system, digestive system, and other organ systems. Clinical features of CF include progressive lung disease, pancreatic insufficiency, male infertility, and elevated sweat chloride levels.read more
By gene: CFTR
Next Gen Sequencing & Del/Dup Analysis
Test Code: 6002
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Typically within 2 weeks from receipt of a sample in the laboratory.
1. Whole blood: purple-top (EDTA) tube, minimum of 3 ml
2. Genomic DNA: a minimum of 3 ug (at a concentration of at least 30 ng/ul)
Ship all specimen types at room temperature by overnight courier. Do no freeze.