Collect whole blood in a purple top (EDTA) tube (preferred). Extracted DNA is acceptable.
5 ml whole blood or 1 ug extracted DNA.
3 ml whole blood
Refrigerate sample until shipment. Send the sample at room temperature with overnight delivery for receipt Monday through Friday within 24 hours of collection.
Whole blood can be refrigerated until shipment.
Heparinized specimens, severely hemolyzed specimens, frozen, clotted or possibly commingled specimens, blood in non-sterile or leaky containers, mislabeled or inappropriately labeled specimens.
Do not heat, freeze or centrifuge blood before shipment. Refrigerate sample until shipment.
Mon - Fri 9:00am to 4:00pm
Sequence analysis of the mutation previously identified in a family member will be performed.
Test results with interpretation will be mailed and/or faxed to the referring physician or laboratory following completion of the test. Additional reports will be provided as requested.
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