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Hemochromatosis Detection HFE Genotyping Test

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Hemochromatosis Detection HFE Genotyping Test is a specialized diagnostic procedure aimed at identifying mutations in the HFE gene, which are commonly associated with hereditary hemochromatosis. This genetic disorder leads to excessive iron accumulation in the body, potentially damaging organs and leading to conditions such as liver disease, heart problems, and diabetes. The test is crucial for individuals with a family history of hemochromatosis or those exhibiting symptoms related to iron overload.

Performed at DNA Labs UAE, a leading facility in genetic testing, the Hemochromatosis Detection HFE Genotyping Test provides a reliable analysis of the HFE gene mutations, specifically the C282Y and H63D mutations, which are the most common. By collecting a simple blood sample, the test offers a non-invasive method to ascertain the genetic risk of developing hemochromatosis, thereby facilitating early intervention and management strategies to mitigate the impact of this condition.

The cost of the Hemochromatosis Detection HFE Genotyping Test at DNA Labs UAE is set at 1100 AED. This investment in health allows individuals to gain valuable insights into their genetic predisposition towards hemochromatosis, enabling them to take proactive steps in consultation with healthcare professionals to manage their iron levels and overall health effectively.

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HEMOCHROMATOSIS DETECTION HFE GENOTYPING Test

Test Cost: AED 1100.0

Symptoms Diagnosis:

  • H63D
  • S65D
  • C282Y

Sample Condition: 3 mL (2 mL min.) whole blood in 1 Lavender Top (EDTA) tube. Ship refrigerated. DO NOT FREEZE. Duly filled Genomics Clinical Information Requisition Form (Form 20) is mandatory.

Report Delivery: Sample Mon / Thu by 9 am; Report Wed / Sat

Method: Real Time PCR

Test Type: Genetic Disorders

Doctor: Hematologist, Oncologist

Test Department: MOLECULAR DIAGNOSTICS

Pre Test Information: Duly filled Genomics clinical information requisition form (Form 20) is mandatory.

Test Details:

Hemochromatosis is a genetic disorder that causes the body to absorb too much iron from the diet. This excess iron can accumulate in various organs, leading to organ damage and other complications. HFE genotyping is a test that is used to detect the presence of specific gene mutations associated with hereditary hemochromatosis.

The HFE gene is responsible for producing a protein that helps regulate iron absorption in the body. Mutations in this gene, particularly the C282Y and H63D mutations, are commonly found in individuals with hereditary hemochromatosis.

The HFE genotyping test involves analyzing a person’s DNA sample, usually obtained through a blood sample or saliva swab, to determine if they carry any of the HFE gene mutations. This test can be used to identify individuals who are at risk of developing hemochromatosis or to confirm a diagnosis in individuals with suspected hemochromatosis.

If a person tests positive for HFE gene mutations, further tests, such as blood tests to measure iron levels and liver function tests, may be conducted to assess the severity of iron overload and any associated organ damage.

It is important to note that not all individuals who carry HFE gene mutations will develop hemochromatosis. The development of the disorder depends on various factors, including the specific gene mutations present, environmental factors, and other genetic factors.

If you suspect you may have hemochromatosis or have a family history of the disorder, it is recommended to consult with a healthcare professional who can assess your risk and determine if HFE genotyping or other tests are necessary.

Test Name HEMOCHROMATOSIS DETECTION HFE GENOTYPING Test
Components *H63D *S65D*C282Y
Price 1100.0 AED
Sample Condition 3 mL (2 mL min.) whole blood in 1 Lavender Top (EDTA) tube. Ship refrigerated. DO NOT FREEZE. Duly filled Genomics Clinical Information Requisition Form (Form 20) is mandatory.
Report Delivery Sample Mon / Thu by 9 am; Report Wed / Sat
Method Real Time PCR
Test type Genetic Disorders
Doctor Hematologist, Oncologist
Test Department: MOLECULAR DIAGNOSTICS
Pre Test Information Duly filled Genomics clinical information requisition form (Form 20) is mandatory.
Test Details

Hemochromatosis is a genetic disorder that causes the body to absorb too much iron from the diet. This excess iron can accumulate in various organs, leading to organ damage and other complications.

HFE genotyping is a test that is used to detect the presence of specific gene mutations associated with hereditary hemochromatosis. The HFE gene is responsible for producing a protein that helps regulate iron absorption in the body. Mutations in this gene, particularly the C282Y and H63D mutations, are commonly found in individuals with hereditary hemochromatosis.

The HFE genotyping test involves analyzing a person’s DNA sample, usually obtained through a blood sample or saliva swab, to determine if they carry any of the HFE gene mutations. This test can be used to identify individuals who are at risk of developing hemochromatosis or to confirm a diagnosis in individuals with suspected hemochromatosis.

If a person tests positive for HFE gene mutations, further tests, such as blood tests to measure iron levels and liver function tests, may be conducted to assess the severity of iron overload and any associated organ damage.

It is important to note that not all individuals who carry HFE gene mutations will develop hemochromatosis. The development of the disorder depends on various factors, including the specific gene mutations present, environmental factors, and other genetic factors.

If you suspect you may have hemochromatosis or have a family history of the disorder, it is recommended to consult with a healthcare professional who can assess your risk and determine if HFE genotyping or other tests are necessary.