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Primary adrenal insufficiency evaluation

Lab Section: 

Sendout Reference

 

Lab Location: 

Sendout

Reference Lab: 

Athena Diagnostics

 

Test ID: 

LAB6975

 

Synonyms: 

Primary Adrenal Insufficiency Eval (#816 Athena Diag)

Methodology: 

Sanger Sequencing

Schedule: 

Send sample to Lab Mon-Thurs by 12 noon

Reported: 

4 weeks

Specimen Requirements: 

Collection: 10.0 mL Blood in a Lavender Top Tube.
Pediatric volume: 4 mL.
Test requisition and Consent forms must accompany the sample.Draw and send sample to Lab Mon-Thurs by 12 noon
Transport: Ship room temperature, avoid freezing.
Handling: Sample shipped Mon-Thurs only.
Stability: Room temperature: 10 days, Refrigerated: 10 days, Frozen: Unacceptable

 

Notes: 

Clinical Indications: Detects mutations (including point mutations, deletions, insertions, and rearrangements) in the coding sequences of AIRE, NR0B1, and ABCD1 genes

Reference Interval: 

See patient report or consult reference laboratory website.

 http://www.athenadiagnostics.com/view-full-catalog/p/primary-adrenal-insufficiency-evaluation

CPT Code(s): 

81404, 81405, 81406

Last Changed: 

9/2/2017 1:35:41

Last Reviewed: 

9/2/2017 1:35:47