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Test order codeHelp: 6070

Test name


Alpha Thalassemia Deletion/Duplication and Constant Spring Panel

Purpose of the test


This is a clinical test intended for Help: Diagnosis, Mutation Confirmation, Pre-symptomatic, Risk Assessment, Screening



2 conditions tested. Click Indication tab for more information.


Molecular Genetics
DDeletion/duplication analysis
Multiplex Ligation-dependent Probe Amplification (MLPA)
  • Other

Summary of what is tested

2 genes and variants. Click Methodology tab for more information.


  • Gene: HBA1 (16p13.3)
  • Gene: HBA2 (16p13.3)

Clinical validity


Not provided

Clinical utility


Not provided

How to order


Please visit Lab website for details. Additional specimen types may be acceptable based on method. Please contact us about prenatal cases.
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Test services

  • Custom Deletion/Duplication Testing, Order code: 6070
  • Custom Prenatal Testing, Order code: 990

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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