GTR Home > Tests > Alpha Thalassemia, Sequencing HBA2 Gene

Overview

Test name

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Alpha Thalassemia, Sequencing HBA2 Gene

Purpose of the test

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This is a clinical test intended for Help: Diagnosis

Condition

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1 condition tested. Click Indication tab for more information.

Methodology

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Molecular Genetics
CSequence analysis of the entire coding region
Bi-directional Sanger Sequence Analysis

Summary of what is tested

1 gene and variant. Click Methodology tab for more information.

Genes

  • Gene: HBA2 (16p13.3)

Clinical validity

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Not provided

Clinical utility

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How to order

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Practice guidelines

  • EMQN, 2014
    EMQN Best Practice Guidelines for molecular and haematology methods for carrier identification and prenatal diagnosis of the haemoglobinopathies.
  • ACOG, 2007
    ACOG technical bulletin. Hemoglobinopathies in pregnancy. Number 220--February 1996 (replaces no. 185, October 1993). Committee on Technical Bulletins of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists.

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