Molecular Diagnostics:DNA

Test ID/Workstation: MTHFZ DNA1

Specimen Type: Whole Blood

Tube Type: Purple top (EDTA) tube

Collection Volume: 2.0 mL

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

Storage: Refrigerated

Availability: Batch testing once per week

Methodology: Real Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)

Special Instructions: -

Lab/Phone: 330-543-8722

TAT: 1 week

Additional Info: Reference range:

Negative for the 677 C>T and 1298 A>C mutation

CPT Code: 81291,83912

Panel Includes: MTH 677, MTH 1298

Synonyms: MTHFR 677 (C-T) Mutation and MTHFR 1298 (A-C) Mutation

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