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Patients and visitors must wear a face covering in our hospitals.

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Cystic fibrosis

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

  • 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:02 August 2021