Invitae Carrier Screening

Abbrev Code:CARRIERS   
Order Code:LAB5986Order Name:Invitae Carrier Screening
Order Instructions:Follow instructions provided in the Invitae Prenatal test kit.
Synonyms:Carrier Testing, Recessive Conditions
Methodology:DNA analysis
Test Includes:See specimen requisition
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to the reference laboratory Mon-Fri; results are reported within 14-21 days.
Special Instructions:The patient has received comprehensive pre-test counseling for CARRIER testing, including a review of the benefits and limitations, by the ordering provider. Patients must sign the M Health Fairview informed consent statement. The original request should be sent to the reference laboratory; a copy should be scanned into the patient's medical record.

Patients with positive carrier screening results should be referred to Maternal Fetal Medicine Center for a genetic counseling consult. Providers may refer a patient for a GC consult by submitting the MFM Genetic Counseling EPIC referral (ref 9046.025). Maternal Fetal Medicine Center GCs can be reached by calling 612-273-2223.

Collection Instructions

Optimal Volume:6 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:3 mL
Container:Invitae Genetics Kit
Collection Instructions:Use EDTA tubes provided in the Invitae prenatal test kit.
Causes for Rejection:Frozen, hemolyzed or clotted specimens.

Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Whole blood. Do not process.
Shipping Instructions:Ship overnight at room temperature. Must arrive at testing site within 7 days of collection.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (Invitae Genetics)


Reference Range:By report.

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