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Progressive external ophthalmoplegia evaluation

Lab Section: 

Sendout Reference

 

Lab Location: 

Sendout

Reference Lab: 

Athena Diagnostics

 

Test ID: 

LAB7673

 

Synonyms: 

Progressive External Ophthalmoplegia Eval (Athena Diag #576)

Methodology: 

Sanger Sequencing, Restriction Fragment Length Polymorphism (RFLP)

Schedule: 

Mon-Thurs by 12 noon

Reported: 

4 weeks

Specimen Requirements: 

Collection: 10.0 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: Detects mutations in nuclear genes and mitochondrial DNA associated with the PEO Phenotype

Reference Interval: 

See patient report or consult reference laboratory website.

http://www.athenadiagnostics.com/view-full-catalog/p/progressive-external-ophthalmoplegia-evaluation

 

CPT Code(s): 

81401, 81404, 81406, 81407, 81479

Last Changed: 

9/7/2017 7:13:16

Last Reviewed: 

9/7/2017 7:13:23