Alpha and Beta gene MLPA (for large deletions and insertions)
Required volume is variable as multiple confirmation tests may be required. The minimum acceptable volume of whole blood is 1mL. Genomic DNA is also accepted, the minimum acceptable volume of DNA is 20uL.
For all samples sent please ensure that the patient has given appropriate consent for:
1. Analysis of DNA for diagnostic purposes.
2. Indefinite storage of DNA.
3. Use of anonymous DNA as control samples.
Referred in samples must be fully labelled and accompanied with a completed referral request form. A copy of the referral form can be located in the FURTHER INFO tab. Please provide the FBC result, family origins and HPLC or Capillary electrophoresis plot.
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Telephone - 020 7188 3421
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Last updated: 19/01/2023