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Frontotemporal dementia evaluation

Lab Section:  Sendout Reference  
Lab Location:  Sendout
Reference Lab: Athena Diagnostics 
Test ID: LAB7640 
Synonyms: Frontotemporal Dementia Eval (Athena Diag # 281)
Methodology: Next Generation Sequencing, Repeat Expansion Detection by PCR
Schedule: Mon-Thurs by 12 noon
Reported: 30 days
Specimen Requirements:  Collection: 10.0 mL Blood in a Lavender Top Tube.
Pediatric volume: 6 mL.
Whole blood.
Athena DiagnosticsTest Consent forms must accompany the sample.Draw and send sample to Lab Mon-Thurs by 12 noon
Transport: Store refrigerated. Ship room temperature, avoid freezing..
Unacceptable conditions: Frozen
Stability: Room temperature: 10 days, Refrigerated: 10 days, Frozen: Unacceptable

Notes: 

Clinical Indications: Onset of symptoms before 65 years of age, positive family history of neurodegenerative conditions, atypical Alzheimer's symptoms such as prominent neurobehavior features and/or absence of significant amnesia

Reference Interval:  See patient report or consult reference laboratory website.
CPT Code(s): 81406(2), 81479(1)
Last Changed: 11/01/2016 10:33:29
Last Reviewed: 12/26/2016 23:40:29