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Test Code AutXpand Autism/ID Xpanded Panel

Important Note

Note that this panel uses a trio approach that includes concurrent analysis of the patient (proband) and both parents.

 

This test should be ordered as a MISC Test Communication Order.

 

Generally requires referral to Genetics for pre-test counseling and sample coordination.

Clinical System Name

Autism/ID Xpanded Panel

Synonyms

Autism

Intellectual Disability Panel

Sample Requirements

Preferred sample is whole blood

 

Specimen: Whole Blood

Container(s): Lavender/EDTA

Preferred Vol: 5 mL

Minimum Vol: 2 mL

 

 

Specimen: DNA

Container(s): Sterile plastic tube

Preferred Vol: 20,000 ng (20 µg) at a concentration of 50 ng/µL

Minimum Vol: 400 µL

 

Oral rinse (30-40 mL) are also accepted.

 

Processing Instructions

Reject due to:

Spin: N

Aliquot: N

Temp: 2 - 4 C

Storage location: Refrigerate in CPA refrigerator Sendouts rack. Samples drawn on a Friday can be refrigerated until Monday shipment. Samples drawn on a Friday before a Monday holiday must have DNA extraction.

 

Off-site collection: Send whole blood refrigerated.

Stability

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Whole Blood Room temp 3 d
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 Performed TAT
N   6 w

 

Performing Laboratory

GeneDX

Department

GeneDX

207 Perry Parkway
Gaithersburg, MD 20877
(301) 519-2100

 

 

Reference Range

Interpretive report is provided
 

Methodology

Method: Next-gen Sequencing

Clinical Utility

Test information sheet

Send Out Instructions

 

Reference Test Name:

Autism/ID Xpanded Panel

Reference Test Number: 952
Instructions: GeneDx accepts Saturday delivery. Whole blood specimens may be stored refrigerated for up to 7 days prior to shipping. Ship overnight via FedEx M - F, ambient temperature.