ALK Gene Known Mutation - LG5808


Sunquest Code:LSMISC  
Epic Code:LAB4909Epic Name:Send Outs Misc Test
Synonyms:Neuroblastoma
Methodology:Sequence analysis of the mutation previously identified in a family member will be performed
CPT Code:81479
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Thur; results are reported within 2-3 weeks.
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. See Associated Links.
Associated Links:

Genetic Testing Consent Form



Collection Instructions

Specimen:Blood
Optimal Volume:5 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:3 mL
Causes for Rejection:Heparinized specimens, severely hemolyzed, frozen or clotted specimens. Specimens greater than 24 hours old.


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Do not process.
Shipping Instructions:Ship overnight at room temperature to arrive within 24 hours of collection. Protect from temperature extremes.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Molecular Genetics Laboratory)


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