Test Overview
Test Methodology

Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)

Test Usage

Diagnostic test for DRPLA or HRS.

Reference Range *

Interpretive report provided.

Test Details
Days Set Up
Tuesday
Analytic Time

7 - 14 days

Soft Order Code
MMLR
Synonyms
  • Haw River Syndrome (HRS)
  • Dentatorubral Pallidoluysian Atrophy (DRPLA)
Laboratory
Sendout
Reference Laboratory
Mayo DRPL (81801)
Section
Special Testing
Specimen Requirements
Collection Instructions

Collect blood in a lavender top (EDTA) or yellow top (ACD) tube and send intact whole blood specimen at room temperature; do not freeze. Include relevant clinical and family history.

Alternate Specimen
20 mL Amniotic fluid or 20 mg Chorionic villus refrigerated (do not freeze). All prenatal specimens must be accompanied by a maternal blood specimen. [10/06]
Normal Volume
3 mL whole blood
Minimum Volume
0.5 mL whole blood
Additional Information

Test sent to Mayo Medical Laboratories.

Billing
CPT Code
81401
NY State Approved
No