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Alpha-globin gene analysis

Lab Section:  Sendout Reference  
Lab Location:  Sendout
Reference Lab: Mayo 
Test ID: LAB2110 
Methodology: Dosage Analysis by Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)/ Multiplex Ligation-Dependent Probe Amplification (MLPA)
Schedule: Mon-Thurs cut-off Noon
Reported: 21 days for routine orders.
Specimen Requirements:  Collection: 3.0 mL Blood in a Lavender Top Tube.
Sterile Container also acceptable.
Pediatric volume: 1.0 mL.
Lavender EDTA tube
Handling: Specimen must arrive within 96 hours of collection.Invert several times to mix blood. Send specimen in original VACUTAINER..
Stability: Ambient: 96 hours
Reference Interval:  See patient report or consult reference laboratory website.
CPT Code(s): 81257
Last Changed: 10/04/2016 17:17:52
Last Reviewed: 12/21/2016 03:00:40