GeneDx Diagnostic Testing - LG6814


Sunquest Code:LSMISC  
Epic Code:LAB4909Epic Name:Send Outs Misc Test
Methodology:Next generation sequencing
Test Includes:Provider choose specific panel/genes
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to the refernece laboratory Mon-Fri; results are reported within 8-16 weeks.
Special Instructions:A completed requisition form, including insurance information and a copy of the patient's insurance card must accompany each sample.
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, GeneDx Requisition Form



Collection Instructions

Specimen:Blood
Optimal Volume:5 mL (adult); 2 mL (infant)
Minimum\Peds Volume:3 mL (adult); 1 mL (infant)
Container:Purple (EDTA)
Causes for Rejection:Frozen, hemolyzed or clotted specimens.


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Whole blood; do not process. Store refrigerated.
Shipping Instructions:Ship overnight at room temperature (preferred). Protect from temperature extremes.
Stability:7 days refrigerated. Blood specimens older than 7 days can still be shipped; they wil be tested if the yield and quality of DNA permit.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (GeneDx, Inc.)
Referral Lab number:See GeneDx requisition


Interpretive

Reference Range:By report.


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