APOLIPOPROTEIN E (APOE) 2 MUTATIONS, CARDIOVASCULAR RISK

Mnemonic

MISC

Specimen Collection Requirements

Collect

Whole Blood, one 3.0 mL lavender (EDTA) , Pink (K2EDTA), or yellow (ACD Solution A or B) top tube.

Handling

Transport whole blood refrigerated.

Preferred Volume

3.0 mL whole blood

Minimum Volume

1.0 mL

Transport

Refrigerated

Stability

Ambient: 72 hours; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 1 month

Testing Information

Note

This test is not recommended for nonsymptomatic patients under 18 years of age.

Performed

Mon, Thur

Reported

3-9 days

Method

Polymerase Chain Reaction/Fluorescence Monitoring

Referral Lab

ARUP (2013337)

Reference Values

Reference Values

Interpretation provided.

CPT Codes

81401

Last Updated: Thursday, January 5, 2017 03:41:57 AM