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Lab Test Dictionary

Medium Chain Acyl-CoA Dehydrogenase (MCAD) Mutation Analysis (11176X)

Methodology

Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR); Single Nucleotide Primer Extension


Specimen Type

Whole Blood

Performing Lab

Quest Diagnsotics San Juan Capistrano


Epic ID

Other Reference Test

Lab Test Days

Wednesday and Saturday

Standard TAT

6-10 Days


Collection Information

Specimen Required

3-5 mL Whole Blood

Container Type

Lavender (EDTA)


Processing Information - Lab Use Only

Transport Temperature

Refrigerate-OK/Ambient-OK

Specimen Stability

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

Test Volume Required

5 mL Whole Blood

Minimum Test Volume

3 mL Whole Blood


Comments

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


CPT Codes

81400


Revised

03-22-18

Initials

SL