MTHFR GENOTYPING C677T/A1298C

Specimen Required
Draw blood in lavender EDTA tube. Send 3.0 mL whole blood (0.5 mL minimum) room temperature.

Alternate Specimen
Whole blood: ACD

Rejection Criteria
Serum, plasma, heparinized whole blood, tissue specimens

Methodology
Invader Assay - The genotype is determined by invader-based detection the normal and mutant (C677T and A1298C) alleles

Stability
Room Temperature: 5 days; Refrigerated: Not Recommended; Frozen: Unacceptable

Reference Range
Not detected

Performed
Set-up: Monday, Thursday
Reported: Tuesday, Friday

Turnaround Time5 days
Test CodeMTHFR
CPT-4 Code (s)
81291
ZB792
LOINC Codes
A1298C   28060-2  
C677T   28005-7  

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