14 - 28 days
Myotonic Dystrophy, Type 1
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Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR), Fragment Analysis and Southern Blot
Detects CTG repeat expansions in the muscle protein kinase (DMPK) gene.
5-37 CTG trinucleotide repeats
* Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.
Collect specimen in sufficient lavender top tubes.
Collect specimen in sufficient lavender top tubes. Send intact whole blood specimen at room temperature.