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Test ID: SPCID    
Specimen Source Identification

Available on the App Store

Secondary ID A test code used for billing and in test definitions created prior to November 2011

82971

NY State Approved Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.

Conditional

Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

Determining specimen origin when the patient identity of a specimen is in question

Genetics Test Information Provides information that may help with selection of the correct test or proper submission of the test request

A panel of 12 microsatellite markers that recognizes highly variable regions of human DNA is used in a PCR-based assay to compare the genotype for the specimen in question with that determined from DNA isolated from patient specimens of known identity.

Special Instructions and Forms Describes specimen collection and preparation information, test algorithms, and other information pertinent to test. Also includes pertinent information and consent forms to be used when requesting a particular test

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

Microsatellite markers are used to compare the genotype for the specimen in question with that from DNA isolated from patient specimens of known identity.

(Polymerase chain reaction [PCR] is utilized pursuant to a license agreement with Roche Molecular Systems, Inc.)

Reporting Name A shorter/abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test; an abbreviated test name

Specimen Source Identification

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

Specimen Identification