Mitochondrial DNA Analysis

CERNER / EPIC MNEMONIC: MELAS; MERRF; NARP; KSS
CPT CODE: 83896; 83898; 83898; 83898
DAYS PERFORMED: Mon-Fri, 0800-1500
TURNAROUND TIME: 2-3 weeks
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS: Before collecting specimen, contact Genetics Lab (312-942-6298) for required patient history form.
CONTAINER TYPE: Lavender top (EDTA) tube
SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS: Blood
MINIMUM VOLUME: 3 mL
HANDLING INSTRUCTIONS: Leave specimen at room temperature and deliver to the laboratory as soon as possible.