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Cystic Fibrosis Screen
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Information

Cystic Fibrosis Screen – General screen for carrier status and assessment of CF risk. This test will identify approximately 90% of Cystic Fibrosis (CF) mutations in the Caucasian population, and 97% in the Ashkenazi Jewish population. Synonyms: CF Mutation Screen, Cystic Fibrosis Mutation Screen, CFTR Screen, CF Carrier Screen, CF Screen, Cystic Fibrosis Carrier Screen

Methodology
Multiplex Polymerase Chain Reaction • Massively Parallel Sequencing
Specimen Required

4 mL whole blood collected in an EDTA (lavender-top) tube. Stability: Room temperature – 8 days, Refrigerated: 8 days, Frozen – Unacceptable.

CPT Code(s)
81220 (CPT Code is subject to a Medicare Limited Coverage Policy and may require a signed ABN when ordering).