|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.)
Determining whether the clinical phenotype of multiple colorectal
adenomas is associated with bi-allelic mutations in the affected
Predictive testing for multiple colorectal adenomatous polyps when
|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|