Neurofibromatosis Type 1 Prenatal Detection of Known Mutation

Abbrev Code:XMISC   
Order Code:LAB4909Order Name:Send Outs Misc Test
CPT Codes: 81403 x2, 81265 x1
Test Includes:Targeted detection of known NF1 mutation and maternal cell contamination (MCC)
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Thur before 1300; results are reported within 4-6 weeks.
Special Instructions:A completed requisition form and phenotypic checklist must accompany each specimen. See Associated Links.
Associated Links:

Univ. of Alabama Requisition Form

Collection Instructions

Specimen:See collection instructions.
Collection Instructions:For Prenatal diagnosis send one of the following: 1) direct CVS, min. 10 mg pure villi, 2) direct amniotic fluid, min 10.0 mL , 3) 2 - T25 flasks of cultured CVS (70% confluent), 4) 2 - T25 flasks of cultured amniocytes (70% confluent). Include a 1-5 mL purple (EDTA) sample from mother for MCC studies.

Processing and Shipping

Shipping Instructions:Ship at room temperature. Call 205-934-5562 or email shipment tracking number for package.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (University of Alabama at Birmingham (Dept of Genetics) Med Genomics)
Referral Lab number:PT2

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