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Lab Test Dictionary

Uniparental Disomy (UNIPD)


Polymerase Chaine Reaction (PRC); Microsatellite Markers


Angelman Syndrome; Neonatal Diabetes; Prader-Willi Syndrome; Russell-Silver Syndrome; UPD

Specimen Type

Whole Blood

Performing Lab

Mayo Medical Lab

Epic ID

Other Reference Test

Lab Test Days

Monday and Wednesday; 2 P.M.

Standard TAT

5-21 Days

Collection Information

Specimen Required

0.5-3 mL Whole Blood

Container Type

Lavender (EDTA)

Collection Instructions

Whole blood collected in an ACD (yellow-top) tube is also acceptable. Complete the Molecular Genetics: Congenital Inherited Disease Patient Info form and submit with specimen. For optimal interpretation of results, 3 specimens are required to perform this test. In addition to child specimen, a blood specimen from both parents is required. Each specimen must have a separate order for Uniparental Disomy (UNIPD / Uniparental Disomy ). Only the proband specimen will be charged.

Processing Information - Lab Use Only

Transport Temperature


Specimen Stability

Room Temp: 96 Hours; Refrigerated: 96 Hours; Frozen: Unacceptable

Test Volume Required

3 mL Whole Blood

Minimum Test Volume

0.5 mL Whole Blood

Processing Instructions

Submit completed Congentical Inherited Disease Patient Info form with specimen room temp.


Insurance authorization required prior to draw for outpatients. MJ approval is required for inpatients.

CPT Codes