Comprehensive mtDNA Analysis Massively Parallel Sequencing


Sunquest Code:MTDNAS  
Epic Code:LAB6919Epic Name:Comp mtDNA Analysis Mass Para Sequence
Methodology:Next generation sequencing
Test Includes:mtDNA heteroplasmy sequence changes and detection of deletions with breakpoints.
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Fri; results are reported within 50 days.
Special Instructions:A signed informed consent in the patient's medical record is required; the consent form 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:5 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:3 mL
Container:Purple (EDTA)


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Do not process. Store at room temperature.
Shipping Instructions:Ship overnight at room temperature.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (Baylor Genetics)
Referral Lab number:2055


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