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Huntington Disease – HD gene repeat analysis PCR

Contact lab prior to sending. Referrals only from consultant neurologist or clinical geneticist. Genetic consent form required.

Requires patient informed consent



Sample Reqs

AA [9] [11]


5 weeks

Special instructions

[9] Clinical history must be provided. [11] Patient consent required. Consent Form can be found at the back of this guide. 


Sample type guide


Lavender Vacutainer, EDTA anticoagulant, 4ml/6ml (6ml EDTA tubes are used for specific PCR assays)

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Updated Wednesday, 06 December 2023