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Spatacsin (SPG11) DNA sequencing test

Lab Section: 

Sendout Reference

 

Lab Location: 

Sendout

Reference Lab: 

Athena Diagnostics

 

Test ID: 

LAB7643

 

Synonyms: 

Spatacsin (SPG11) DNA Sequencing Test Athena Diag #633

Methodology: 

Next Generation Sequencing

Schedule: 

Mon-Thurs by 12 noon

Reported: 

30 days

Specimen Requirements: 

Collection: 8.0 mL Blood in a Lavender Top Tube.
Pediatric volume: 2 mL.
Athena DiagnosticsTest Consent forms must accompany the sample.Draw and send sample to Lab Mon-Thurs by 12 noon.
Transport: Ship room temperature, avoid freezing.
Stability: Room temperature: 10 days, Refrigerated: 10 days, Frozen: Unacceptable

 

Notes: 

Clinical Indications: Detect mutations in SPG11. SPG11 is known to be the most common ARHSP gene and mutations have been found worldwide.

Reference Interval: 

See patient report or consult reference laboratory website.

http://www.athenadiagnostics.com/view-full-catalog/s/sensorimotor-neuropathy-evaluation-complete

CPT Code(s): 

81407

Last Changed: 

8/23/2017 5:03:33 PM

Last Reviewed: 

8/23/2017 5:03:41 PM