Methylenetetrahydrofolate Reductase A1298C Mutation

CERNER / EPIC MNEMONIC: MTH A1298C
POE DESCRIPTION: MTHFR A1298C Mutation
CPT CODE: 83890, 83892 (x2), 83896 (x4), 83903, 83912
TURNAROUND TIME: 7-10 days
CONTAINER TYPE:

Lavender top tube

SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS: 7 mL EDTA whole blood
HANDLING INSTRUCTIONS: Sample must remain at room temperature.
REFERENCE CHART: Normal
METHODOLOGY: FRET
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: The combination of a heterozygous MTHFR A1298C with a heterozygous MTHFR C677T mutation confers an increase in plasma homocyteine which is an independent risk factor for arterial and venous thrombosis.
TEST SYNONYM(S):MTHFR A1298C; MTH A1298C