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Huntington Disease (HD) Mutation by PCR
|Methodology:||Polymerase Chain Reaction/Fragment Analysis|
|Reported:||8-11 days after receipt of fully completed HD consent form|
Collect: Lavender (EDTA), Pink (K2EDTA) OR Yellow (ACD Solution A or B) - 5 ml whole blood.
***Submit with order***
REQUIRED - Huntington Disease Consent Form
(PATIENT OR LEGAL GUARDIAN AND ORDERING HEALTH CARE PROVIDER OR GENETIC COUNSELOR SIGNATURES ARE NECESSARY)
Specimen Preparation: Transport Original Tube.
Storage/Transport Temperature: Refrigerated.
Unacceptable Conditions: Remarks:A completed HD specific consent form, signed by the patient (or legal guardian) and physician, is required for all specimens. Testing for patients under the age of 18 years or fetal specimens is not offered. Presymptomatic patients are strongly encouraged to be tested through a counseling program approved by the Huntington Disease Society of America .
Stability: Ambient: 72 hours; Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: 1 month
Lab ARUP Laboratory
***This test HORIZON PPO, CIGNA, AETNA Accept Insurances ***
|Test Panel Components||Huntington Disease (HD) Allele 1,2|
|PDF Document||huntington disease.pdf|