Test Overview
Test Methodology

Quantitative genotyping of cell free DNA (cfDNA)

Test Usage

Used to monitor acute cellular rejection of transplanted hearts

Reference Range *

Low Risk: Donor Fraction <0.32% of total cfDNA

Test Details
Days Set Up
Monday - Friday
Analytic Time

2 - 4 days

Soft Order Code
Reference Laboratory
Tai Diagnostics
Special Testing
Specimen Requirements
Collection Instructions

Cannot be collected off site

Special Handling

Collect Monday-Thursday between 7 am and noon only.

Specimen MUST be walked to Specimen Processing immediately after collection, and the tubes processed within 2 hours.

Normal Volume
17 mL EDTA PPT tubes (2 x 8.5 mL tubes) based on patient weight
Minimum Volume
8.5 mL EDTA PPT tube (1 tube)
Storage Temperature
Ship frozen after processing.
Rejection Criteria
Specimens not collected in Tai Diagnostics kits and those not collected during specified times/days will be rejected.
NY State Approved