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MTHFR mutation

Lab Section: 

Molecular Diagnostics

 

Lab Location: 

Main Lab

Test ID: 

LAB739

 

Synonyms: 

Homocysteine Genetic Mutation (MTHFR)

Methodology: 

PCR/Electrophoresis

Schedule: 

Monday-Friday

Reported: 

7 days

Specimen Requirements: 

Collection: 3.0 mL Blood in a Lavender Top Tube.
Pediatric volume: 0.5 mL.
Handling: Collect into dedicated tube.
Stability: Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: Unacceptable

 

Reference Interval: 

See interpretation

CPT Code(s): 

81291

Last Changed: 

10/07/2016 08:51:13

Last Reviewed: 

8/21/2017 2:10 PM