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Test Code MDMyop UM MD/Myopathy Sequencing Panel

Important Note

This test is a comprehensive Muscular Dystrophy/Myopathy that includes sequencing and copy number analysis of ~460 genes plus mtDNA analysis.

Clinical System Name

MD/Myopathy Sequencing Panel


Comprehensive Muscular Dystrophy/Myopathy

Sample Requirements

Specimen: Whole Blood

Container(s): Lavender Top/EDTA

Preferred Vol: 8-10 mL

Minimum Vol: 3 mL


Specimen: DNA

Container(s): Sterile plastic tube

Preferred Vol: 1 microgram

Minimum Vol: 900 nanograms

Processing Instructions

Reject due to:

Spin: N

Aliquot: N

Temp: 2-8 C

Storage location: Affix large Cerner labels to tubes and place in refrigerator send-outs rack.


Off-site collection: Send whole blood refrigerated.


Specimen Type Temperature Time
Whole blood Room temp 3 d
Whole blood Refrigerated 5 d
Whole blood Frozen N
Extracted DNA Room temp 3-4 d
Extracted DNA Refrigerated 1 y
Extracted DNA Frozen Indefinitely



N 2 - 4 w


Performing Laboratory

MNG Laboratories


Department:  MNG Laboratories, 5424 Glenridge Dr, Atlanta, GA 30342

Phone Number: (678) 225-0222 


Reference Range

Interpretive report is provided.


Method: Next Generation DNA Sequencing

Analytical Volume:


Special Instructions

Links to:


MNG Laboratories


Send Out Instructions

Reference Test Name: Comprehensive Muscular Dystrophy/Myopathy (NextGen Sequencing Panel and Copy Number Analysis; 460 genes + mtDNA)
Reference Test Number: NGS330
Instructions: Ship at room temperature, avoid freezing sample. Send overnight via FedEX. Medical Neurogenetics Lab does not accept Priority Delivery on a Saturday for this test.