Huntington Disease DNA Analysis

CERNER / EPIC MNEMONIC: HUNT DNA
POE DESCRIPTION: HUNTINGTON GENE-PCR ANALYSIS; HUNT DNA
CPT CODE: 83891; 83894; 83898; 83912
TEST INFORMATION: See OMIM information
DAYS PERFORMED: Mon-Fri, 0800-1500; see Special Instructions
TURNAROUND TIME: 2 weeks
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS: Requires completed Molecular Diagnostics Form (312-942-6298) and documentation that the patient is symptomatic or on a Huntington Disease protocol.
CONTAINER TYPE: Lavender top (EDTA) tube
SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS: Blood or other tissue
MINIMUM VOLUME: 3 mL
HANDLING INSTRUCTIONS: Leave specimen at room temperature and deliver to the laboratory as soon as possible.