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SHOX Gene Mutation Analysis

Components

Name Method Department Units
SHOX Gene Mutation Mutation Analysis, PCR,DHPLC
Sequencing
Send Out Genetics

Specimen Requirements

Whole blood

Container Type Container Size Specimen Volume
Preferred

Purple tube (EDTA)

3 mL 3 mL
Alternate

Yellow tube (ACD)

8 mL 3 mL
Stability

Room temperature - 1 week(s)
Refrigerated - 2 week(s)

Specimen Preparation

  • Keep at room temperature
  • Transport to laboratory as soon as possible
  • Do not freeze
  • Do not centrifuge

Reasons for Rejection

  • Clotted specimen
  • Hemolyzed specimen
  • Frozen specimen
  • Centrifuged specimen
  • Wrong collection tube

Comments

Please complete attached Shox-DNA-Dx requisition for this testing. Minimum volume does not allow for repeat analysis.

CPT Code

  • 81479