MTHFR Mutation Analysis with Interpretation
Label Mnemonic: MTHFR
Epic code: LAB8464
Order form: Molecular Genetics General Consult Requisition
Supply order: Supply Order Form
Billing: Billing Policies
CPT code: 81291
Whole Blood
Collection Medium:
Pink top tube 6 mL (K2-EDTA)
Collect 3 mL blood in ONE Pink top tube (EDTA) tube. Testing requires a dedicated tube.
Rejection Criteria:
Serum, plasma, frozen whole blood, clotted blood, and severely hemolyzed specimens.
Turn Around Time:
2-7 days (upon receipt in laboratory)
Reference Range:
Test Limitations:
Only the two MTHFR gene mutations (c.665C>T and c.1286A>C) will be targeted. Diagnostic errors can occur due to rare sequence variations.
Massively parallel Next Generation DNA sequencing by synthesis, semiconductor technology, Ion Personal Genomics Machine
Sample Storage:
Transport Instructions:
Ship refrigerated.
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