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Spinal muscular atrophy carrier test

Lab Section: 

Sendout Reference

 

 

Lab Location: 

Sendout

 

Reference Lab: 

ARUP

 

Test ID: 

LAB4234

 

Methodology: 

Multiplex Ligation-dependent Probe Amplification

Schedule: 

Monday-Friday

Reported: 

17 days

Specimen Requirements: 

Collection: Collect 3 mL Blood in a Lavender Top Tube.
Pediatric volume:2 mL.
Lavender EDTA top tube; whole blood.

Alternate container: Pink (K2EDTA), Yellow (ACD Solution A or B). 

Unacceptable conditions: Stored or shipped frozen
Stability: Ambient: 1 week; Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: Unacceptable.

 

Reference Interval:  See patient report or consult reference laboratory website.

http://ltd.aruplab.com/Tests/Pub/2013436

 

CPT Code(s): 

81401

Last Changed: 

8/16/2017 8:58:55 PM

Last Reviewed: 

8/16/2017 8:59:12 PM