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Y CHROMOSOME MICRODELETION

Mnemonic

YMCRO

Synonym

YPCR

Guidelines

This test is used for evaluating men with azoospermia, severe oligozoospermia or otherwise unexplained male factor infertility.

Specimen Collection Requirements

Collect

Whole Blood, one 5.0 mL lavender (EDTA) or 8.0 mL yellow (ACD) top tube

Handling

Invert several times to mix blood. Forward unprocessed whole blood in original vacutainer tube promptly at ambient temperature.

Minimum Volume

3.0 mL

Transport

Room temperature

Stability

Specimen preferred to arrive within 96 hours of draw.

Testing Information

Performed

Fri

Reported

6-12 days

Method

Polymerase chain reaction (PCR)

Referral Lab

Mayo Medical Laboratory (YMCRO)

Reference Values

Reference Values

Interpretation provided.

CPT Codes

81403

Last Updated: Friday, April 20, 2018 11:52:16 AM


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