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Dystonia (DYT1) DNA test

Lab Section: 

Sendout Reference

 

Lab Location: 

Sendout

Reference Lab: 

Athena Diagnostics

 

Test ID: 

LAB6768

 

Synonyms: 

Dystonia (DYT1) DNA Test (Athena Diag)

Methodology: 

Polymerase  Chain Reaction,  Size Analysis

Schedule: 

Mon-Thurs by 12 noon

Reported: 

3-4 weeks

Specimen Requirements: 

Collection: 8.0 mL Blood in a Lavender Top Tube.
Pediatric volume: 2 mL.
Test requisition and Consent forms must accompany the sample.  Draw and send sample to Lab Mon-Thurs by 12 noon
Stability: Room temperature: 10 days, Refrigerated: 10 days, Frozen: Unacceptable

 

Notes: 

http://www.athenadiagnostics.com/view-full-catalog/d/dystonia-(dyt1)-dna-test

Reference Interval: 

See patient report or consult reference laboratory website

CPT Code(s): 

81400(1)

Last Changed: 

8/26/2017 10:53:09 PM

Last Reviewed: 

8/26/2017 10:53:19 PM