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Familial hemiplegic migraine III

Lab Section:  Sendout Reference  
Lab Location:  Sendout
Reference Lab: Athena Diagnostics 
Test ID: LAB6965 
Methodology: Next Generation Sequencing
Schedule: Monday-Thursday by 12 noon
Reported: 30 days
Specimen Requirements:  Collection: 10.0 mL Blood in a Lavender Top Tube.
Pediatric volume: 2 mL.
Whole blood. All Athena samples must be sent with completed Athena Diagnostic physician consent form.
Transport: Store refrigerated. Ship room temperature, avoid freezing.
Unacceptable conditions: Frozen
Stability: Room temperature: 10 days, Refrigerated: 10 days, Frozen: Unacceptable

Notes: 

Clinical Indications: Diagnostic, family history, known or suspected hemiplegic migraine in patients without family history. Migraine with or without aura accompanied by fully reversible motor weakness and hematosensory symptoms.

Reference Interval:  See patient report or consult reference laboratory website.
CPT Code(s): 81407(1)
Last Changed: 11/01/2016 09:18:50
Last Reviewed: 11/23/2016 23:46:34