Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome Type IV Deletion/Duplication Fibroblasts, Amniocytes or CVS

Abbrev Code:XMISC   
Order Code:LAB4909Order Name:Laboratory Miscellaneous Order
Synonyms:COL3A Gene Analysis; FGFR3 Full Gene Sequencing
Methodology:High density target array
CPT Codes: 81479 x1
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Thur by 1300; results are reported within 2-3 weeks.
Special Instructions:A completed requisition form must be sent with each sample. See Associated Links. A signed informed consent in the patient's medical record is required; the consent should not be sent to the laboratory. For Fibroblasts, amniocytes or CVS: All samples should be ordered as Next Generation Sequencing (NGSM) and sent to the Molecular Diagnostics Laboratory.
Associated Links:

Genetic Testing Consent Form, CTGT Requisition Form

Collection Instructions

Specimen:Fibroblasts, aminocytes or CVS
Optimal Volume:4 confluent T-25 flasks
Container:T 25 Flasks with culture media

Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Do not process
Shipping Instructions:Ship overnight at room temperature to arrive within 24 hours of collection. No weekends or holidays.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (Connective Tissue Gene Tests (CTGT))
Referral Lab number:1136


Reference Range:By report.

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