Days Set Up
Once a week, varies
Analytic Time

7 - 14 days

Soft Order Code

Update Type: New Tests

Test Updated: 11/18/2020


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All specimens should be accompanied by a requisition.

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Test Overview

Test Methodology

Real time PCR

Test Usage
Reference Range

Not Detected

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

Specimen Requirements


The following steps need to take place:
Parents or clerk will need to call MDHHS Newborn Screening Follow-up Program
Contact Carrie Langbo, who is in charge of the bio bank to obtain the specimen. Her number is 517-335-6497.

MDHHS will need the attached form to be completed and sent back to them, along with:
Birth hospital and Mom’s first and last name at delivery. (probably on birth certificate)
The attached form completed and returned (by fax or regular mail) – to Carrie. You may need to contact her for a fax number.
A copy of either the mother or father’s ID. This can be captured via photo on smart phone and emailed.
A copy of the child’s birth certificate (this can be the hospital issued or state issued certificate, whatever is on hand). This can be captured via photo on smart phone and emailed.
Her email address is
Ask that the specimen be released to UM sendout lab. Our address is Michigan Medicine 1500 E.
Medical Center Drive Room 2F361 Ann Arbor, MI 48109 Ph 734-647-5454

Normal Volume
3-5 punches taken out of the original newborn screening card
Minimum Volume

Billing Information

CPT Code
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.