Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA1)

Abbrev Code:XMISC   
Order Code:LAB4909Order Name:Send Outs Misc Test
Synonyms:SMA Screen
CPT Codes: 81400 x1
Turnaround Time:Samples are sent to the reference laboratory Mon-Fri; results are reported within 14 days.
Special Instructions:A signed informed consent inthe 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

Specimen:Whole blood
Optimal Volume:5 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:3 mL; 2 mL pediatric
Container:Purple (EDTA)
Alternate Containers: Yellow (ACD, Solution A) tube available from laboratory
Causes for Rejection:Frozen specimen

Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Whole blood. Do not process. Store at refrigerated temperature.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at refrigerated temperature to arrive within 2 days of collection. Do not freeze.
Stability:72 hours at room temperature; 7 days refrigerated.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center JML Molecular Laboratory at Polaris)
Referral Lab number:SMA Gene Dosage Analysis


Reference Range:By report

Click HERE to Report test errors or omissions.
*If no email program is associated with this computer, please contact:
systemlabguide@fairview.org for TestID: 6656"