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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/EDTA

Preferred Vol: 8.0 - 10.0 mL

Minimum Vol: 3.0 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 a large Cerner label to the sample(s) and place in the room temperature 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 Unacceptable
Extracted DNA Room temp 3-4 d
Extracted DNA Refrigerated 1 y
Extracted DNA Frozen Indefinitely



N 2 - 4 w


Performing Laboratory

MNG Labs

5424 Glenridge Drive NE

Atlanta, GA 30342


Phone: (678) 225-0222


Department: Send Outs

Phone: (206) 987-2563

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 + mtDNA (NextGen Sequencing Panel and Copy Number Analysis; 460 genes + mtDNA)
Reference Test Number: NGS330
Instructions: Ship at room temperature, avoid freezing sample. Send via FedEx Priority overnight shipping. Medical Neurogenetics Lab does NOT accept Priority Delivery on Saturdays for this test.