|Test||AMYLOIDOSIS, FAMILIAL MOLECULAR ANALYSIS, BLOOD|
|Methodology||Direct Mutation Analysis by Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)
(PCR is utilized pursuant to a license agreement with Roche Molecular Systems, Inc.)
|Description||Diagnosis of adult individuals suspected of having TTR-associated
Presymptomatic testing of individuals with a family history of TTR-
associated familial amyloidosis.
|Specimen||All specimens should include a "Molecular Genetics Congenital Disorders Request Form" (Supply T245) with information including relevant clinical and family history information. This form is supplied by NorDx.
Specimens must arrive within 96 hours of draw.
|Reference Values||An interpretive report will be issued.|
|Analytic Time||3 Days|
|Day(s) Test Set Up||Friday|