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Long Chain Acyl-CoA Dehydrogenase (LCHAD) Mutation Analysis (11244)

Methodology

Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR), Single Nucleotide Prime


Synonyms

Long Chain Fatty Acids

Specimen Type

Whole Blood

Performing Lab

Quest Diagnostics San Juan Capistrano


Epic ID

LAB01096

Lab Test Days

Wednesday and Saturday

Standard TAT

8-12 Days


Collection Information

Specimen Required

5 mL Whole Blood

Container Type

Lavender (EDTA)

Collection Instructions

Whole blood collected in ACD solution B (yellow-top), EDTA (royal blue-top), sodium heparin (dark green-top), lithium heparing (green-top) tube; amniotic fluid; Fresh (unfixed) tissue; tissue biopsy, bone marrow, or chorionic villi are also acceptable. Whole blood: Normal phlebotomy procedure. Specimen stability is crucial.


Processing Information - Lab Use Only

Transport Temperature

Refrigerate-OK/Ambient-OK

Specimen Stability

Room Temp: 8 Days; Refrigerated: 8 Days; Frozen: Unacceptable

Rejection Criteria

Call laboratory if blood samples received frozen.

Test Volume Required

5 mL Whole Blood

Minimum Test Volume

3 mL Whole Blood

Processing Instructions

Store and ship ambient immediately. Do not freeze.


Comments

Insurance authorization is required prior to draw for outpatients. Ok to send on inpatients.


CPT Codes

81479


Revised

02-07-15

Initials

SL