Leber Hereditary Optic Neuropathy

Abbrev Code:XMISC   
Order Code:LAB4909Order Name:Send Outs Misc Test
Synonyms:LHON mDNA Evaluation
Methodology:Next generation sequencing
CPT Codes: 81479 x1
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Fri; results are reported within 6-8 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.
Associated Links:

Genetic Testing Consent Form

Collection Instructions

Optimal Volume:5 mL (adult); 2 mL (pediatric)
Minimum\Peds Volume:3 mL (adult); 1 mL (pediatric)
Container:Purple (EDTA)
Causes for Rejection:Frozen specimen

Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Whole blood. Do not centrifuge. Store at room temperature or refrigerated.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at room temperature or refrigerated.
Stability:72 hours at room temperature; 5 days refrigerated. Protect from temperature extremes.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (Molecular Vision)


Reference Range:By report

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