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Primary adrenal insufficiency evaluation

Lab Section: 

Sendout Reference


Lab Location: 


Reference Lab: 

Athena Diagnostics


Test ID: 




Primary Adrenal Insufficiency Eval (#816 Athena Diag)


Sanger Sequencing


Send sample to Lab Mon-Thurs by 12 noon


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



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.


CPT Code(s): 

81404, 81405, 81406

Last Changed: 

9/2/2017 1:35:41

Last Reviewed: 

9/2/2017 1:35:47