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Laboratory Test Reference Guide

Laboratory Information

Test Name

Connexin 26 gene

Synonyms

Non syndromic hearing loss
GJB2/GJB6 Analysis
GJB2
GJB6

Specimen Collection

Adult Specimen

4 ml EDTA (Purple) Whole blood. Do not centrifuge or freeze.

Paediatric Specimen

4 ml EDTA (Purple) Whole blood. Do not centrifuge or freeze.

Sample Delivery to Lab

Ambient on day of collection. Refrigerate overnight or weekend then send ambient.

Test Information

Department

Sendaway - Cytogenetics

Additional Information

Minimum Volume

4ml EDTA (Purple). Paediatric 0.5ml EDTA (Purple)

Electronic Information

Registration Code

CNX26P

HL7Mapping Code

$CNX26