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M421 : Alpha Thalassemia 1,2/HbCS/PS (Complete profile) (BML)

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Test Code
M421
Test Name
Alpha Thalassemia 1,2/HbCS/PS (Complete profile) (BML)
Department
Bio - Molecular Laboratory
Sample Type/Volume
EDTA Blood 3-5 mL
Storage Condition
Room temperature (1 day), 2-8°C (1 month)
Collection Remark
EDTA Blood should be shipped cooled (2-8°C).
Principle
Multiplex Gap PCR for detection of Alpha Thalassemia 1;2 and Multiplex Amplification Refractory Mutation System (ARMS) PCR assay for detection of Hb Constant Spring (CS) and Hb Pakse' (PS)
Method
Multiplex GAP-PCR for 7 alpha thalassemia 1 (SEA,THAI,FIL,20.5,MED) and 2 (3.7, 4.2) deletions including T-ARMS for Hb Constant Spring (CS) and Hb Pakse' (PS)
Reference Range
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Clinical
1. Screening alpha thalassemia carriers to prevent Hb Bart’s Hydrop fetalis and Hb H disease
2. Identify alpha thalassemia deletions in Hb H disease cases and other carriers of   alpha thalassemia deletions                                                                             
3. Identify alpha thalassemia non - deletional mutations in Hb H disease cases and  other carriers of alpha thalassemia non - deletional mutations
Turnaround Time
8 days
Operation Schedule
Mon, Thu