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.

Rejection Criteria
Specimens not collected in Tai Diagnostics kits and those not collected during specified times/days will be rejected.
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.
NY State Approved