Days Set Up
Analytic Time

14 - 28 days

MiChart Code
APC Gene, Full Gene Analysis (Sendout)
Soft Order Code

Test Updated:


FAP Mutation Screen
FAP Large Del/Dup, MLPA
DNA Sequence, Follow-up Analysis
Familial Adenomatous Polyposis (FAP) Mutation Screen
Adenomatous Polyposis Coli (APC)
APC Gene, Full Gene Anlaysis
Hereditary Colon Cancer CGH Array (COLAB)

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Test Overview

Test Methodology

Next-generation sequencing is performed to test for the presence of a mutation in all coding regions and intron/exon boundaries of the APC gene. Array comparative genomic hybridization (aCGH) is used to test for the presence of large deletions and duplications.

Test Usage

Confirmation of FAP diagnosis for patients with clinical features.

Reference Range

Interpretive report provided.

* Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.

Specimen Requirements

Collection Offsite

Collect blood in a lavender top (EDTA) or yellow top (ACD) tube. Invert several times to mix. Send intact specimens stored and transported at room temperature within 48 hours of collection; do not refrigerate or freeze.

Normal Volume
3 mL EDTA or ACD whole blood
Minimum Volume
1 mL EDTA or ACD whole blood

Billing Information

CPT Code
81201, 81228
Pro Fee Code

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Our High Standard

Quality that sets us apart

As the reference laboratory division of Michigan Medicine's Department of Pathology, MLabs shares the institution's commitment to applying established quality principles to clinical laboratory testing. Like other large organizations in complex, consequential fields, we rely on an established approach to monitor quality throughout the testing process.