TACIG - Specimen: Transmembrane Activator and CAML Interactor (TACI) Gene, Known Mutation Analysis

Test Catalog

Test Name

Test ID: TACIG    
Transmembrane Activator and CAML Interactor (TACI) Gene, Known Mutation Analysis

Testing Algorithm Delineates situations when tests are added to the initial order. This includes reflex and additional tests.

 

Specimen Type Describes the specimen type validated for testing

Whole Blood EDTA

Advisory Information

This test is only applicable if a mutation has previously been identified in a family member of this individual. If a mutation has not been identified in a family member, order TACIF / Transmembrane Activator and CAML Interactor (TACI) Gene, Full Gene Analysis.

Necessary Information

Ordering physician's name and phone number are required.

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.

Container/Tube: Lavender top (EDTA)

Specimen Volume: 3 mL

Collection Instructions: Send specimen in original tube.

Forms

1. TACI Genotyping Patient Information (T604) in 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 The amount of sample necessary to provide a clinically relevant result as determined by the Laboratory.

0.3 mL

Reject Due To Identifies specimen types and conditions that may cause the specimen to be rejected

Hemolysis

NA

Lipemia

NA

Icterus

NA

Other

NA

Specimen Stability Information Provides a description of the temperatures required to transport a specimen to the laboratory. Alternate acceptable temperatures are also included.

Specimen TypeTemperatureTime
Whole Blood EDTAAmbient (preferred)
 Refrigerated