Quest Diagnostics San Jaun Capistrano
LAB01402 (Under Database Tab)
3-5 mL Whole Blood
MTHFR testing no longer clinically relevant to Thrombophilia diagnosis. Refer ordering physicians to ACMG website for this test. www.acmg.net/docs/MTHFR_gim2012165a_Feb2013.pdf. If physician still wishes to order, refer them to Pathology. MTHFR Mutation may occasionally be ordered for other reasons, in which case order Quest test 17911. Whole blood collected in an EDTA (royal blue-top), sodium heparin (green-top), lithium heparin (green-top), ACD solution A/B (yellow-top) tube is also acceptable.
Room Temp: 8 Days; Refrigerated: 8 Days; Frozen: 30 Days
5 mL Whole Blood
3 mL Whole Blood
Insurance authorization is required prior to draw for outpatients. OK to send on Inpatients.