Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension Sequencing and Deletion/Duplication - LG5676


Sunquest Code:ARMISC  
Epic Code:LAB4909Epic Name:Send Outs Misc Test
Synonyms:BMPR2
Methodology:Polymerase chain reaction; sequencing; multiplex ligation-dependent probe amplification
CPT Code:81405, 81406
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Sat; results are reported within 35 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.
Compliance:

The performance characteristics of this test were validated by ARUP Laboratories, Inc. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has not approved or cleared this test. However, FDA approval or clearance is currently not required for clinical use of this test. The results are not intended to be used as the sole means for clinical diagnosis or patient management decisions. ARUP is authorized under Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) and by all states to perform high-complexity testing.

Associated Links:

Genetic Testing Consent Form



Collection Instructions

Specimen:Blood
Optimal Volume:3 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:2 mL
Container:Purple (EDTA) (Yellow (ACD, Solution A) tube available from laboratory)


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Whole blood. Do not process.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at refrigerated temperature.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (ARUP)
Referral Lab number:2003405


Interpretive

Reference Range:By report.
Use:Acceptable for individuals with clinical symptoms of pulmonary arterial hypertension.


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