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M422 : Alpha Thalassemia deletion (Multiplex GAP PCR)(BML)

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Test Code
M422
Test Name
Alpha Thalassemia deletion (Multiplex GAP PCR)(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
Method
Multiplex GAP-PCR for 7 alpha thalassemia 1 (SEA,THAI,FIL,20.5,MED) and 2 (3.7, 4.2) deletions
Reference Range
-
Clinical
1. Screening alpha thalassemia carriers to prevent Hb Bart’s Hydrop fetalis
2. Identify alpha thalassemia deletions in Hb H disease cases and other carriers of   alpha thalassemia deletions
Turnaround Time
8 days
Operation Schedule
Mon, Thu