Facioscapulohumeral Dystrophy (FSHD)


Sunquest Code:FSHDYS  
Epic Code:LAB6910Epic Name:Facioscapulohumeral Dystrophy (FSHD)
CPT Code:81404
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Thur; results are reported within 4-7 weeks.
Special Instructions:A completed requisition is required. See Associated Links.
Associated Links:

Univ of Iowa Molecular Research Request Form



Collection Instructions

Specimen:Blood
Optimal Volume:15 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:The minimum blood volume for testing depends on the medical circumstances and the assays requested.
Causes for Rejection:Frozen samples. Holding or shipping samples over weekends or holidays is not recommended.


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Do not process.
Shipping Instructions:Ship overnight at room temperature Mon-Thur.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (University of Iowa Hospital & Clinics, Dept of Otolaryngology/Molecular Research)


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