DM2 (CNBP) DNA Test


Sunquest Code:DM2DNT  
Epic Code:LAB3430Epic Name:DM2 DNA Test
Synonyms:Myotonic Dystrophy, Type 2
Methodology:Repeat expansion detection by PCR
CPT Code:81479
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Fri; results are reported within 14-28 days.
Special Instructions:A signed informed consent in the patient's medical record is required; the consent should not be sent to the laboratory. The link to the Genetic Testing Consent Form is provided as a convenience for the providers and genetic counselors.
Associated Links:

Genetic Testing Consent Form



Collection Instructions

Specimen:Blood
Optimal Volume:8 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:6 mL


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Whole blood. Do not process. Store refrigerated.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at room temperature. Avoid freezing. Must arrive Mon-Fri.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (Athena Diagnostics)
Referral Lab number:110


Interpretive

Reference Range:Normal: Less than 177 base pairs.
Use:Detects CCTG repeat expansions in the Zinc Finger Protein 9 (ZNF9) gene.


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