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Lactase Persistence Gene

Alternate Names
MCM6 (Lactase Genotype), Lactose Intolerance gene, LPG (Lactase Persistence Gene)
Ordering Information

No Medicare rebate is available - a fee is charged for this test.

Non-Medicare Item No 92508

Laboratory
Referred Test
Specimen
Blood
Container
9ml EDTA (pink)
Collection Instruction
Collect at room temperature
Additional Collection Instructions

A dedicated EDTA tube is required (cannot be shared with any other test).

An absolute minimum of 500uL is required for this test. Paediatric tubes must be full.

Buccal swabs are also acceptable, if blood sample not able to be collected.

Minimum Adult Volume
500uL
Minimum Paediatric Volume
500uL
Frequency
Test Code
MISCSO
Opt. Specimen
Saliva Swab
Opt. Container
ORAcollect-DNA Swab
Storage Instructions
Store at 4 deg C
Transport Instructions
Transport at 4 deg C
External Laboratory
Sullivan & Nicolaides Pathology