STR Informative Analysis by PCR

CERNER / EPIC MNEMONIC: STRI
CPT CODE: 83891, 83900, 83909, 83903, 83912
DAYS PERFORMED: Mon - Thurs, 0900-1600; Fri, 0900-1200
TURNAROUND TIME: 7-10 days
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS: Donor and pre-transplant recipient specimens must be accompanied by patient information sheet.
CONTAINER TYPE: Yellow top (ACD) or lavender top (EDTA) tube
SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS: Bone marrow/ 2-3 ml, blood/ 3-5 ml, depending on WBC count, 6 buccal swabs
MINIMUM VOLUME: Bone marrow/ 1-2 ml, blood/2-3 ml, 2 buccal swabs
HANDLING INSTRUCTIONS: Store tubes at room temperature; deliver to the Cellular Laboratory (1188 Jelke) or the Molecular Laboratory (240B Rawson) or tube to Microbiology #309 within 24 hours.
REFERENCE RANGE: D5S818, D7S820, D13S317, D16S539, TH01, vWA, F13A01, FESFPS, F13B, TPOX, CSF1PO, LPL, and amelogenin loci screened