Days Set Up
Monday - Friday
Analytic Time

4 weeks

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Test Overview

Test Methodology

DNA is analyzed for the presence of a specific mutation, aberration or variation using an appropriate method; applicable methods include fluorescent dideoxynucleotide sequencing, various SNP-detection methods, and copy number detection using semi-quantitative or quantitative PCR, or blotting.

Test Usage

This assay can be used to detect and/or confirm the presence of a specific mutation, aberration or variation, in a family member of a patient previously tested in the MMGL Molecular Genetics Laboratory, or in another CAP/CLIA-certified clinical laboratory. This test pathway CANNOT be used to confirm a previous result obtained in a research laboratory.

Reference Range

Interpretive report provided.

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

Specimen Requirements

Container
Lavender top tube
Normal Volume
5 - 10 mL EDTA whole blood or 5-10 µg of highly purified genomic DNA
Minimum Volume
3 mL EDTA whole blood or 3 µg of highly purified genomic DNA

Billing Information

CPT Code
CLIFS: 81403; CLIF2: 81404
Pro Fee Code
 
Insurance Auth Info
 
LOINC
 

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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.