Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)/DNA Sequencing Analysis
ACADS; SCAD; SCADM; Short-Chain Acyl-CoA Dehydrogenase (SCAD)
Mayo Medical Lab
Other Genetic Test
1-3 mL Whole Blood or 2-5 Blood Spots
Collect blood spots only as an alternative for patients <1 year of age. Let blood dry on the filter papaer at room temp in a horizontal position for 3 hours. Do not expose specimen to heat or direct sunlight. Keep specimen dry. Collect Monday-Thursday ONLY. Include Mayo "Molecular Genetics-Biochemical Disorders Patient Information Sheet".
Room Temp: 96 Hours (preferred); Refrigerated: 96 Hours; Frozen: Unacceptable
3 mL Whole Blood or 5 Blood Spots
1 mL Whole Blood or 2 Blood Spots
Special form required is the Mayo Molecular Biochemical Disorders Patient Information Sheet
ACADS Full Sequencing
Insurance authorization required prior to draw for outpatients. MJ approval required for inpatients.