Cystic fibrosis screen

Alphabetical Test listing

Cystic fibrosis screen-5520

  
Cystic fibrosis screen
  
5520
  
LAB5520
  
CFD
  
23 ACOG mutation panel
CFTR cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator
  
  • The Cystic Fibrosis Screen is an analysis of 23 mutations in the CFTR gene to identify adult carriers of CF
  • This assay conforms to the current ACOG recommendations for CF carrier status screening in adults
  • This assay is not intended for use to diagnose symptomatic patients
  
EDTA whole blood
  
  
5.0 mL
  

Submit tube unspun

  

Lavender (EDTA), 4mL

 

  

Molecular Medicare billing request

Hospital clients submitting a request for this assay on an outpatient with Medicare should complete and submit a Molecular Medical billing request form along with the sample.

  • Complete and submit the form to notify us of the need for Allina Health Laboratory to bill insurance for Molecular testing performed
  • All information requested is required in order for your request to be completed
  

Ambient

  
  • Improper label (unlabeled or mislabeled)
  • Wrong container (anticoagulant or solution)
  • Improper blood/anticoagulant ratio
  • Delay in transport
  • Improper storage
  • Inappropriate timing of collection
  • Interfering substances
  • Leaking container
  
AHL - Molecular Diagnostics: D
  
Varies
  
8 days
  

eSensor CF Assay (IVD, GenMark)

  

This assay is not appropriate for children or for adults with clinical indications related to CF.

These patients should have a diagnostic CF test, which is available as a send out to Mayo Clinic Laboratories

  
This test may require preauthorization from the insurance provider. Check the payer guidelines and, if needed, obtain the pre-authorization prior to sample collection.
  
81220
  
Yes
  
  
05/18/2012
  
01/27/2020
  
03/13/2020