Fragile X DNA Analysis

Molecular Diagnostics:DNA

Test ID/Workstation: FXDNZ PATH

Specimen Type: Whole Blood

Tube Type: Purple top (EDTA) tube

Collection Volume: 5.0 mL (minimum 3.0 mL)

Cause for rejection: Specimen clotted, stored at room temperature, > 5 days old; improper anticoagulant.

Storage: Refrigerated

Availability: Mon-Fri

Methodology: Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR), Southern Blot Probe Hydridization

Special Instructions: Please indicate reason for testing (e.g. family history, suspected diagnosis, carrier testing)

Lab/Phone: 330-543-8722

TAT: 1 month

Additional Info: Reference range is available on patient report

CPT Code: 81243,81244

Synonyms: Martin-Bell Syndrome, FRAXA

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