Tay-Sachs Mutation Analysis

Test ID: ZH181

CPT code: 81255, 88233, 88240, 88235, 81265
LOINC:
Specimen Type: Yellow ACD
Frequency: Setup: Tues; analytic time 3 days
Instructions: 3.0mL whole blood in yellow ACD or EDTA original tube. Alt/20mL
amniotic fld,ref; or 20mg chorionic villus in transport media.
Text: Useful For: Carrier testing of individuals from families in which 1 of
the above mutations has been demonstrated; Determining carrier status
for individuals with enzyme activity within the carrier or equivocal
ranges; Prenatal diagnosis for at-risk families.
Methodology: Polymerase hain Reaction (PCR)

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