HbE trait
Clinical Genetic Test
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GTR Test Accession: Help GTR000562181.3
Last updated in GTR: 2021-10-25
Last annual review date for the lab: 2023-10-30 LinkOut
At a Glance
beta Thalassemia
Genes (1): Help
HBB (11p15.4)
Molecular Genetics - Targeted variant analysis: RFLP
West Bengal, India
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Establish or confirm diagnosis
Ordering Information
Offered by: Help
Specimen Source: Help
Who can order: Help
  • Licensed Physician
Test Order Code: Help
Lab contact: Help
Paramita Bhattacharya, Staff
Contact Policy: Help
Laboratory can only accept contact from health care providers. Patients/families are encouraged to discuss genetic testing options with their health care provider.
How to Order: Help
For DNA based tests, 2 ml blood should be collected in a tube containing EDTA. The tube should be labelled (patient's name, referring Government hospital registration number and date of collection). The EDTA tube should be sent (within 4 hours of blood collection) at room temperature or should be stored …
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Order URL
Test service: Help
Clinical Testing/Confirmation of Mutations Identified Previously
Informed consent required: Help
Pre-test genetic counseling required: Help
Post-test genetic counseling required: Help
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Conditions Help
Total conditions: 1
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
Targeted variant analysis
Veriti 96 well Thermal Cycler
Clinical Information
Test purpose: Help
Clinical utility: Help
Establish or confirm diagnosis
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  • doi: 10.1101/cshperspect.a011734 PMCID: PMC3405827

Target population: Help
West Bengal, India
Variant Interpretation:
What is the protocol for interpreting a variation as a VUS? Help
Not applicable

Are family members with defined clinical status recruited to assess significance of VUS without charge? Help
Not applicable

Will the lab re-contact the ordering physician if variant interpretation changes? Help
Not provided. Not applicable
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Technical Information
Test Procedure: Help
DNA Isolation. PCR amplification. Restriction digestion Gel Electrophoresis Gel Documentation and interpretation
Test Platform:
None/not applicable
Availability: Help
Tests performed
Entire test performed in-house
Analytical Validity: Help
99% sensitive
Proficiency testing (PT):
Is proficiency testing performed for this test? Help
Software used to interpret novel variations Help
Not applicable

Laboratory's policy on reporting novel variations Help
Not applicable
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Regulatory Approval
FDA Review: Help
Not provided
Additional Information

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