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OPMD DNA test

Lab Section: 

Sendout Reference

 

Lab Location: 

Sendout

Reference Lab: 

Athena Diagnostics

 

Test ID: 

LAB6815

 

Synonyms: 

OPMD DNA Test #300 Athena

Methodology: 

Repeat Expansion Detection by PCR

Schedule: 

Sample shipped Mon-Thurs only

Reported: 

14-21 days

Specimen Requirements: 

Collection: 10.0 mL Blood in a Lavender Top Tube.
Pediatric volume: 2 mL.
Draw and send sample to Lab Mon-Thurs by 12 noon
Athena DiagnosticsTest requisition and Consent forms must accompany the sample
Transport: Ship room temperature, avoid freezing.
Stability: Room temperature: 10 days, Refrigerated: 10 days, Frozen: Unacceptable

 

Reference Interval: 

See patient report or consult reference laboratory website.

CPT Code(s): 

81401

Last Changed: 

11/22/2016 10:39:21

Last Reviewed: 

8/29/2017 4:42:28