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CF Mutation Screen

Molecular Diagnostics : DNA

Test ID/Workstation :
CFSCR DNA1
Specimen Type:
Whole Blood
Tube Type:
Purple top (EDTA) tube
Collection Volume:
3.0 mL (minimum 2.0 mL)
Cause for Rejection:
Specimen clotted, stored at room temperature, > 5 days old, improper anticoagulant
Storage:
Refrigerated
Availability:
Batch testing performed once per week
Methodology:
Multiplex PCR with microbead detection
Special Instructions:
Please indicate reason for testing (e.g. prenatal screening, diagnosis of CF, CBVAD or Fetal Echogenic Bowel).
Lab/Phone:
330-543-8722
TAT:
10 days
Additional Info:
Reference range is available on patient report. NOTE: This assay will not detect all of the mutations that cause Cystic Fibrosis. Therefore, the absence of a mutation does not rule out the possibility that an individual is a carrier or affected with this disease.
CPT Code:
81220, 83912