METHYLENETETRAHYDROFOLATE REDUCTASE MUTATION (QUEST)

Specimen Required
Draw blood in a lavender EDTA. Send 5.0 mL (3.0 mL) in original tube at room temperature.

Alternate Specimen
Whole blood: Dark blue EDTA, sodium or lithium heparin, and ACD A

Methodology
Polymerase Chain Reaction and Detection

Stability
Room temperature: 8 days; Refrigerated: 8 days; Frozen: 30 days

Reference Range
See report

Performed
Sunday - Saturday

Turnaround Time5 -7 days
Test CodeMTHFA
CPT-4 Code (s)
81291
ZB0WQ
LOINC Codes
MTHFR Mutation   21709-1  
Interpretation   38415-6  

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Medical
Laboratory