Maple Syrup Urine Disease MSUD

Abbrev Code:XMISC   
Order Code:LAB4909Order Name:Send Outs Misc Test
Methodology:DNA sequencing
CPT Codes: 81205 x1
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Fri before 1300; results are reported within 10-14 days.
Special Instructions:A completed patient questionnaire and requisition form must accompany all samples. See Associated Links.
Associated Links:

Genzyme Requisition Form

Collection Instructions

Optimal Volume:10 mL
Container:Yellow (ACD, Solution A) tube available from laboratory
Alternate Containers: Purple (EDTA)
Collection Instructions:If ordering multiple tests, send 30 mL whole blood. Prenatal: Discard first 2 mL then collect 10 mL amniotic fluid in a 15 mL orange screw top polypropylene tube or 10-15 mg chorionic villi in screw top tube.

Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Do not process.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at room temperature within 24 hours of collection via Fed Express, Priority and Saturday delivery. Call or fax Genzyme Genetics Client Services with air bill tracking number (800-255-7357).
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (Genzyme (Integrated Genetics) New Mexico)
Referral Lab number:518

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