Test Details

Mnemonic

IDHMA

Ordering Code

3600099

CPT-4 Code(s)

81120, 81121

Specimen Information

Collect

Lavender EDTA
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Specimen Preparation

Send 5.0 mL whole blood refrigerated in a screw-capped plastic vial.
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Alternate Specimen

Bone marrow: Lavender EDTA, 3.0 mL
DNA extracted by a CLIA certified lab. Call Client Services for specimen requirements.
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Minimum Volume

1.0 mL
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Transport Temperature

Refrigerated
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Rejection Criteria

Serum or plasma, anticoagulants other than EDTA or sodium heparin, clotted or grossly hemolyzed specimens, FFPE tissue blocks/slides, frozen tissue, DNA extracted by a non-CLIA certified lab
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Stability

Blood/Bone Marrow:
Room temperature: 24 hours
Refrigerated: 5 days
Frozen: Unacceptable

Extracted DNA:
Room temperature: 30 days
Refrigerated: Indefinitely
Frozen: Unacceptable
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Methodology

Polymerase Chain Reaction/Sequencing
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Reference Range

See report
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Performing Laboratory

ARUP Reference Laboratory
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New York DOH Approval Status

Yes
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