METHYLENETETRAHYDROFOLATE REDUCTASE MUTATION DETECTION (THERMOLABILE FORM) (C677T & A1298C)

Mnemonic

MTHFR PCR

Synonym

MTHFR

Specimen Collection Requirements

Collect

Whole Blood, one lavender (EDTA) top tube, also acceptable: yellow (ACD Solution A) top tube

Preferred Volume

5.0 mL

Minimum Volume

1.0 mL

Transport

Refrigerated

Rejection Criteria

Plasma or serum. Heparinized specimens.

Stability

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

Testing Information

Performed

7 days/week

Reported

2-7 days

Method

Polymerase Chain Reaction/High Resolution Melt Analysis

Referral Lab

ARUP (55655)

Reference Values

Reference Values

Interpretation provided.

CPT Codes

81291

Last Updated: Thursday, January 5, 2017 03:42:23 AM