Cystic fibrosis screen

Alphabetical Test listing

Cystic fibrosis screen-5520

Cystic fibrosis screen
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


  • 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
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.