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Test Code DRCMDUM Dystroglycan Related CMD Panel

Important Note

To avoid testing donor DNA, do not send blood after BMT or within 120 days of whole blood (white cell) transfusion.

Clinical System Name

Dystroglycan Related CMD Panel

Synonyms

DRCMDUM

Description

To copy for new tests

Sample Requirements

Specimen: Whole Blood

Container(s): Lavender/EDTA

Preferred Vol: 5 mL

Minimum Vol: 2 mL EDTA whole blood (pediatric: 1 mL)

 

Note:

 

Processing Instructions

Reject due to:

Spin: N

Aliquot: N

Temp: 2 - 4 C

Storage location: Do not spin or separate specimen. Store whole blood affixed with a large computer label in the CPA refrigerated send outs rack.

 

Off-site collection:

Stability

Specimen Type Temperature Time
  Room temp  48 h
  Refrigerated 7 d
  Frozen  

 

Availability

STAT Performed TAT
   Drawn Daily 4 - 5 w

 

Performing Laboratory

PreventionGenetics

Department

Department:  

PreventionGenetics

3700 Downwind Dr
Marshfield, WI 54449
 

Phone Number:  (715) 387-0484

 

 

Reference Range

Interpretive report is provided.
 

Methodology

Method: Sequence Analysis

Analytical Volume: None specified

Limitations:

CPT Codes

81479

Send Out Instructions

 

Reference Test Name: Dystroglycan Related Congenital Muscular Dystrophy Panel
Reference Test Number: 340
Instructions: Ship whole blood overnight via FedEx, ambient temperature. Delivery accepted M - Sa.