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Test Code HFE Haemochromatosis gene (HFE) mutation detection

Important Note

Completion of General Consent Form is required for this test. Please submit the completed form along with the sample request form.

Specimen Requirements

Specimen Type: Whole blood
Container/Tube: Lavender top (EDTA)
Specimen Volume: 3mL

Days and Times Performed

Bimonthly, TAT 21 working days.


Polymerase Chain Reaction, Microarray

Service Code



Last updated 25/02/2020

Specimen Stability

7 days, ambient or refrigerated

Testing Laboratory

National University Hospital
Molecular Diagnosis Centre, 67724384

Useful For

For detection of disease-causing mutations, p.Cys282Tyr(C282Y) and p.His63Asp(H63D) associated with hereditary haemochromatosis


An interpretative report will be provided.