MYOTONIC DYSTROPHY 1 DNA DIAGNOSTIC

Mnemonic

MYOTONIC

Specimen Collection Requirements

Collect

Whole Blood, two 4.0 mL lavender (EDTA) top tubes or one 2.0 mL (pediatric EDTA) tube

Handling

Draw specimen Sunday through Thursday only.

Preferred Volume

6.0 mL

Minimum Volume

Pediatric minimum: 1.0 mL

Transport

Room temperature

Stability

Ambient: 48 hours

Testing Information

Performed

Weekly

Reported

2 weeks

Referral Lab

OHSU

Reference Values

Reference Values

Interpretation provided.

CPT Codes

81401, 81404

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