NF1 Gene Analysis Full Gene Sequence
Label Mnemonic: NFT1
Epic Lab Code: LAB3696
Downtime Form: A-1a Miscellaneous Request
Commercial Mail-out Laboratory
5231 RCP
356-8593
Specimen(s):
Whole Blood
Specimen Instructions:
Blood specimens must be kept at room temperature and received within 60 hours of collection.
Collection Medium:
and
Pink top tube 6 mL (K2-EDTA) Pink top tube 6 mL (K2-EDTA)
Minimum:
Adult Minimum: 5-10 mL whole blood in TWO pink top tubes
Pediatric Minimum: 3 mL whole blood
Rejection Criteria:
*No label (patient's full name and date of collection) on the specimens

*No referring physician's or genetic counselor's names and addresses

*No billing information, informed consent or phenotypic checklist
Delivery Instructions:
Submit specimen to laboratory as soon as possible after collection.
Turn Around Time:
25 working days upon receipt at reference laboratory
Reference Range:
Upon Report.
Comments:
Please print, complete all pages of the NF1 Test Requisition from the University of Alabama Medical Genomics Laboratory with the appropriate signature, the correct sample type and the A-1a Miscellaneous Request.

This mailout test requires pathologist approval for orders during inpatient encounters. Mailouts staff will not process order without approval. The pathologist covering mailouts approval can be reached at pager #5379. If approval is given, the name of the pathologist can be selected in the drop-down menu to the right of the approval warning in Epic when ordering the test.
CPT Code:
81408