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Test Code FHLPnl UM FHL Sequencing Panel

Important Note

This test had been discontinued by PreventionGenetics. 

Please refer to Familial Hemophagocytic Lymphohistiocytosis (FHLH) Panel http://seattlechildrenslab.testcatalog.org/show/FHLH-UM-1 performed through University of Washington Laboratory.

 

Please contact the Seattle Children’s Laboratory Genetic Counselors at 206-987-5400 or LabGC@seattlechildrens.org if there are questions.

 

Clinical System Name

FHL Sequencing Panel

 

Synonyms

Familial Hemophagocytic Lymphohistiocytosis

Description

Description

Sample Requirements

Specimen: Whole Blood

Container(s): Lavender Top/EDTA, Yellow/ACD

Preferred Vol: 5 mL

Minimum Vol: 2 mL

 

Specimen: DNA

Container(s): Sterile plastic tube

Preferred Vol: 15μg at a concentration of 20 μg/ml

Minimum Vol:

 

Notes: DNA may be shipped at room temperature.Label the tube with the DNA concentration as well as the patient name, date of birth, and/or ID number.  Specify the composition of the solute.

Processing Instructions

Reject due to:

Spin: N

Aliquot: N

Temp: 2-8 C

Storage location: Refrigerate blood in CPA refrigerator Sendouts rack.

 

Off-site collection: Send whole blood refrigerated.

Stability

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Whole blood Room temp 48 h
Whole blood Refrigerated 7 d
Whole blood Frozen N
Extracted DNA Room temp 3-4 d
Extracted DNA Refrigerated 1 y
Extracted DNA Frozen Indefinitely

 

Availability

STAT TAT
N 6 w

 

Performing Laboratory

Prevention Genetics

Department

Department:  Prevention Genetics, 3700 Downwind Dr, Marshfield, WI 54449

Phone Number: (715) 387-0484

 

Reference Range

Interpretive report is provided.

Methodology

Method: Sequencing is performed separately in both the forward and reverse directions.

Analytical Volume:

Limitations:

CPT Codes

81404x1, 81479x6                         (updated 2/16/2015 by sstasi) 

Clinical Utility

Clinical utility.

Send Out Instructions

Reference Test Name: Familial Hemophagocytic Lymphohistiocytosis (FHL) Sanger Sequencing Panel 
Reference Test Number: 215
Instructions: Ship whole blood overnight, ambient temperature. PreventionGenetics accepts Saturday delivery.