Molecular Diagnostics

Cystic Fibrosis (CF) Carrier Screen Discontinued

Effective February 1, 2022, the Cystic Fibrosis (CF) Carrier Screen test, which includes the 23 common variants for cystic fibrosis recommended by ACOG/ACMG, will be discontinued as an orderable test at Spectrum Health Laboratory.

The recommended replacement test is the Cystic Fibrosis Mutation Analysis (Test ID: CFP) offered by Mayo Clinic Laboratories, a 106-variant panel which includes the recommended 23 common variants.

TEST INFORMATION

Discontinued Test: Cystic Fibrosis (CF) Carrier Screen, Epic Code: LAB2111368

Replacement Test: Cystic Fibrosis Mutation Analysis, 106-Mutation Panel, Varies, Epic Code: TBD

 

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

For further recommendations on genetic testing and screening guidelines for cystic fibrosis, contact Medical Genetics at 616-391-2700 and ask for the genetic counselor for either the laboratory or CF clinic.

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