Hemochromatosis Testing Near You
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Hereditary Hemochromatosis DNA Test Near You
Using Push Health, you can easily request a Hereditary Hemochromatosis DNA test from a licensed medical provider, get tested at a lab near you, and get results electronically. The total fees are $202.38 and include the lab order, lab fees and an electronic copy of the results.
How It Works
1. Request Online
Place your request online and pay the all-inclusive fees for the Hereditary Hemochromatosis DNA test.
2. Request Reviewed
A licensed medical provider in your state will review your request and authorize a lab order.
3. Get Tested
Visit an approved Quest Diagnostics lab near you and get tested.
4. Receive Results
Receive your results through your Push Health account.
What is a Hereditary Hemochromatosis DNA test?
Hereditary hemochromatosis is condition with genetic inheritance in which the body accumulates excess iron. This test checks for mutations related to this gene (C282Y).
What's included in the total fees?
The fees include everything that you need to get tested:
- A lab order from a medical provider
- All lab fees
- An electronic copy of your results
Do I need a separate lab order to get tested?
No. A lab order is authorized by a licensed medical provider in your state and is included in the total.
What happens after I place my order?
Your order will be reviewed and approved by a licensed medical provider in your state. Once approved (typically in a few hours or less), you will receive an email notification and information on how to access a PDF of your lab order to take to the lab. If, for some reason at the sole discretion of the licensed medical providers, your request cannot be approved, you will receive a full refund.
Where do I get tested?
We work with Quest Diagnostics and you will be able to get tested at a location found on the lab finder when making your request. You will need to bring your lab order to the lab on the day of testing.
How long will it take to get my results?
It typically takes 4 business days or less.
Can I use my health insurance?
No. Health insurance cannot be used to pay for the services provided. We accept all major credit/debit cards, Health Savings Account (HSA) and Flexible Spending Account (FSA) cards, and PayPal.
The hereditary hemochromatosis test is a blood test that helps assess people who might have a condition called hereditary hemochromatosis. Hereditary hemochromatosis is a genetic condition meaning that it can be passed from parent to child and found within families. The clinical symptoms of hereditary hemochromatosis occur because this genetic condition affects how the body accumulates and stores iron and frequently causes it to store too much of it.
This specific hereditary hemochromatosis genetic test checks for C282Y mutations in relation to this gene. Hereditary hemochromatosis is a recessive condition meaning that two copies of the mutation are typically required before one expresses symptoms of iron overload. Having a negative genetic test for hereditary hemochromatosis does not always mean that one does not have the genetic condition. Iron overload symptoms in hereditary hemochromatosis can vary from person to person and any negative findings have to be considered based on evidence of iron overload in one's clinical symptoms.
Having a positive test for hereditary hemochromatosis can mean a lot of things and positive hereditary hemochromatosis genetic test results should be evaluated with the help of a licensed medical provider. Often, additional lab studies such as measuring iron levels and other iron-related markers will need to be done before an appropriate plan of management can be done for the patient with a positive hereditary hemochromatosis genetic test.
Last updated February 1, 2019. Given the evolving nature of medicine and science, this information might not be accurate and should not be construed as medical advice or diagnosis / treatment recommendations. Please consult a licensed medical provider if you have additional questions.
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