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Cystic fibrosis

The laboratory provides the following services (R codes relate to the NHS England National Genomic Test Directory).

NHSE funded test referrals should be in accordance with the National Genomic Test Directory for rare disease and meet eligibility criteria: National Genomic Test Directory - NHS England.

  • R184 Cystic fibrosis diagnostic test
  • R185 Cystic fibrosis carrier testing
  • R253 Cystic fibrosis newborn screening follow-up


Genetic testing for cystic fibrosis (CF) and CFTR-related disorders (R184 / R185 / R253)

Testing for previously identified familial variants, as clinically appropriate, is available.

Last reviewed:23 April 2024