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ApoE genotyping

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ApoE genotyping
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Turnaround Time:

10 working days

Description:

The test is used to aid the diagnosis of type III hyperlipidaemia, as patients are almost always homozygous for the E2 allele. However, a homozygous E4 genotype is associated with an increased risk to developing late-onset Alzheimer’s disease, making sensitive reporting paramount.

Sample Requirements:

1xEDTA blood

How result is reported:

Results that are not distributed digitally will be posted to the address provided on the request.

Time limits for requesting additional examinations:

Within one month of submission of sample