HUNTINGTON DISEASE (HD) MUTATION BY PCR

Components
Completed Huntington Disease consent form required for testing - Call lab to obtain form.

Specimen Required
Draw blood in a lavender EDTA. Send 5.0 mL whole blood (3.0 mL minimum) refrigerated.

Alternate Specimen
Whole blood: ACD A or B

Methodology
Polymerase Chain Reaction/Fragment Analysis

Stability
Room temperature: 72 hours; Refrigerated: 7 days; Frozen: 1 month

Reference Range
Negative

Performed
Varies

Turnaround Time7-10 days after receipt of fully completed HD conent form.
Test CodeHDMUT
CPT-4 Code (s)
81401
ZB2V0
LOINC Codes
HD allele 1:   49637-2  
HD allele 2:   49638-0  
HD Interpretaiton:   50621-2  
HD specimen:   31208-2  

Warde
Medical
Laboratory