UDP-Glucuronosyl Transferase 1A1 (UGT1A1) Gene, Known Mutation
Testing Algorithm Delineates situation(s) when tests are added to the initial order. This includes reflex and additional tests.
See UGT1A1 Test-Ordering Algorithm in Special Instructions.
Specimen Type Describes the specimen type needed for testing
Whole Blood EDTA
Specimen Required Defines the optimal specimen. This field describes the type of specimen required to perform the test and the preferred volume to complete testing. The volume allows automated processing, fastest throughput and, when indicated, repeat or reflex testing.
Adults: Lavender top (EDTA)
Pediatrics: Purple microtube
Adults: 3 mL
Pediatrics: 1 mL
1. Send specimen in original tube.
2. If submitting microtube, place inside a larger tube or vial for transport.
1. UGT1A1 Gene Testing for Hyperbilirubinemia Patient Information Sheet (T664) is required. See Special Instructions.
2. New York Clients-Informed consent is required. Please document on the request form or electronic order that a copy is on file. An Informed Consent for Genetic Testing (T576) is available in Special Instructions.
Specimen Minimum Volume Defines the amount of specimen required to perform an assay once, including instrument and container dead space. Submitting the minimum specimen volume makes it impossible to repeat the test or perform confirmatory or perform reflex testing. In some situations, a minimum specimen volume may result in a QNS (quantity not sufficient) result, requiring a second specimen to be collected.
Specimen Stability Information Provides a description of the temperatures required to transport a specimen to the laboratory. Alternate acceptable temperature(s) are also included.
|Whole Blood EDTA||Ambient (preferred)|