Centralized Core Laboratory:Chemistry
Purple (EDTA) tube AND Green (Sodium heparin) tubes; Whole Blood
5.0 mL (minimum 2.0 mL) EDTA Whole Blood AND
5.0 ml (minimum 2.0 mL) NA Heparin Whole Blood
Purple (EDTA) refrigerated; Green (Sodium Heparin) ambient
Sent to Reference Laboratory
Microarray comparative genomic hybridization
Must collect both purple (EDTA) and green (sodium heparin) tubes;
Patient must be pre-authorized for testing
Requires "Informed Consent for Genetic Testing"
For Outpatients, test should only be drawn in outpatient locations within a Hospital (Akron or Beeghly).