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.
Discontinued Test: Cystic Fibrosis (CF) Carrier Screen, Epic Code: LAB2111368
Replacement Test: Cystic Fibrosis Mutation Analysis, 106-Mutation Panel, Varies, Epic Code: TBD
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.