Parental Prenatal Array Prep Test
Label Mnemonic: PPAPT
Epic Lab Code: LAB8126
Downtime Form: A-1a Doctor/Provider Orders - Pathology Core and Specialty Care Nursery
Commercial Mail-out Laboratory
5231 RCP
Whole Blood
Specimen Instructions:
A whole blood EDTA and a whole blood sodium heparin specimen, as well as the reason for referral, are required.

Note: For paternal samples, please indicate the name listed on the prenatal sample that was submitted for prenatal microarray analysis.
Collection Medium:
Lavender top tube 3 mL (EDTA) Green top tube 4 mL (Na Heparin)
3 mL whole blood in Lavender top (EDTA) tube and 3 mL whole blood in Green top (Na Helparin) tube.
Reference Range:
An interpretive report will be provided.
Interpretive Data:
No interpretation will be provided. This test is for sample processing only.
Please print, complete and submit the Informed Consent for Genetic Testing from Mayo Medical Laboratories with the specimen and the A-1a Miscellaneous Request or Epic Req. This test can be ordered on both parents or just the maternal sample.

Useful for:
Preparing parental blood samples for possible confirmation testing if an abnormality is detected on the prenatal array sample.

DNA extraction of the maternal blood sample used for maternal cell contamination testing.
DNA Extraction and Cell Culture