Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA1) Diagnostics - LG6656

Sunquest Code:LSMISC  
Epic Code:LAB4909Epic Name:Send Outs Misc Test
Synonyms:SMA Screen
Turnaround Time:Samples are sent to the reference laboratory Mon-Fri; results are reported within 14 days.
Special Instructions:A signed informed consent inthe 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:Whole blood
Optimal Volume:5 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:3 mL; 2 mL pediatric
Container:Purple (EDTA) (Yellow (ACD, Solution A) tube available from laboratory)
Causes for Rejection:Frozen specimen

Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Whole blood. Do not process. Store at refrigerated temperature.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at refrigerated temperature to arrive within 2 days of collection. Do not freeze.
Stability:72 hours at room temperature; 7 days refrigerated.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (Ohio State University OSU James Molecular Pathology)
Referral Lab number:SMAMUT


Reference Range:By report

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