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MYH-M
MYH GENE ANALYSIS FOR MULTIPLE ADENOMA, BLOOD

Test Code MYH-M 
Test MYH GENE ANALYSIS FOR MULTIPLE ADENOMA, BLOOD 
Methodology Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)-Based Analysis (LightCycler)
(PCR is utilized pursuant to a license agreement with
Roche Molecular Systems, Inc.) 
Description Useful For:
Determining whether the clinical phenotype of multiple colorectal
adenomas is associated with bi-allelic mutations in the affected
individual

Predictive testing for multiple colorectal adenomatous polyps when
an MYH mutation has been identified in an affected family member. 

Specimen Draw blood in a lavender-top (EDTA) tube(s) or yellow-top (ACD) tube(s) and send 10 mL (minimum: 0.5 mL) of whole blood in the original VACUTAINER(S). Invert several times to mix blood. Forward unprocessed whole blood promptly at ambient temperature.
Please complete and submit a "Molecular Genetics Congenital Disorders Request Form" with the specimen. Include relevant clinical and family history information. Specimen must arrive within 96 hours of collection. 
Reference Values An interpretive report will be issued. 
Analytic Time 3 Days 
Day(s) Test Set Up Wednesday 
CPT Code(s) 81401