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GTR Home > Tests > Transthyretin (TTR) gene sequencing test

How to order

Test Order CodeHelp: 28-1.01

How To Order

Laboratory's Test Page

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http://www.cing.ac.cy/easyconsole.cfm/id/363

How To Order

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Completion of the laboratory referral letter by the referring physician/scientist. Provision of a signed informed consent form. Both forms are available on the laboratory website.
Order URL Help: http://www.cing.ac.cy/easyconsole.cfm/id/364

Informed Consent Required Help: Yes

Specimen Source

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  • Isolated DNA
  • Peripheral (whole) blood

Specimen requirements: http://www.cing.ac.cy/images/media/file/ND_Referral_EN_Oct13_new.pdf

Test Codes

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Not provided

Test Orderable By

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  • Genetic Counselor
  • Health Care Provider
  • Licensed Physician

Test services

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  • Clinical Testing/Confirmation of Mutations Identified Previously

Ordering Requirements

Genetic Counseling Required Pre-test Help
Yes
Genetic Counseling Required Post-test Help
Yes

Contact Policy

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  • Laboratory can only accept contact from health care providers. Patients/families are encouraged to discuss genetic testing options with their health care provider.

Suggested reading

  • Berk et al., 2013
    Repurposing diflunisal for familial amyloid polyneuropathy: a randomized clinical trial.

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