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Lab Test Dictionary

Invitae Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) Panel (03245)


SMN1 and SMN2; SMA Identified

Specimen Type

Whole Blood

Performing Lab


Epic ID

Other Reference Test

Lab Test Days


Standard TAT

10-21 Days

Collection Information

Specimen Required

3-5 mL Whole Blood

Container Type

Lavender (EDTA)

Processing Information - Lab Use Only

Transport Temperature


Specimen Stability

Room Temp: 3 Days; Refrigerated: 7 Days; Frozen: Unacceptable

Test Volume Required

5 mL Whole Blood

Minimum Test Volume

3 mL Whole Blood

Processing Instructions

Obtain anInvitae SMA Identified requisition (TRF934-1) from Carolyn Smith to submit with specimen room temp Monday-Thursday only, no weekends or holidays. If unable to submit specimen, place in refrigerator until ready to ship room temp.

Included Tests

SMN1 and SMN2.


Replaced Quest test code 16869 SMA Diagnostic. No insurance authorization or MJ approval required. There is no charge for test.