Beta globin gene sequencing
Clinical Genetic Test
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GTR Test Accession: Help GTR000560994.1
Last updated in GTR: 2018-06-29
Last annual review date for the lab: 2022-07-27 Past due LinkOut
At a Glance
Diagnosis; Mutation Confirmation
Hemoglobinopathy; beta Thalassemia
Genes (1): Help
HBB (11p15.4)
Molecular Genetics - Sequence analysis of the entire coding region: Bi-directional Sanger Sequence Analysis
Beta globin gene (HBB) sequencing can be used to identify …
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Ordering Information
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Hemoglobinopathy Reference Laboratory
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Specimen Source: Help
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  • Health Care Provider
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Test service: Help
Clinical Testing/Confirmation of Mutations Identified Previously
Result interpretation
Test development: Help
Test developed by laboratory (no manufacturer test name)
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Pre-test genetic counseling required: Help
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Post-test genetic counseling required: Help
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Conditions Help
Total conditions: 2
Condition/Phenotype Identifier
Test Targets
Genes Help
Total genes: 1
Gene Associated Condition Germline or Somatic Allele (Lab-provided) Variant in NCBI
Total methods: 1
Method Category Help
Test method Help
Instrument *
Sequence analysis of the entire coding region
Bi-directional Sanger Sequence Analysis
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Clinical Information
Test purpose: Help
Diagnosis; Mutation Confirmation
Target population: Help
Beta globin gene (HBB) sequencing can be used to identify hemoglobin variants and beta thalassemia mutations.
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Technical Information
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Tests performed
Entire test performed in-house
Analytical Validity: Help
It is 100%
Proficiency testing (PT):
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Regulatory Approval
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