Stanford Hospital & Clinics and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital
Test Name : Rett (MECP2) Sequencing, Deletion/Duplication Order Code : 11584R
Note: This is a Sendout/Referred Test and is only offered to registered patients of SHC or LPCH.
Specimen Type: Whole Blood
Container Type: Lavender-top tube (EDTA) preferred, or Yellow-top tube Acid Citrate Dextrose Solution A (ACD)
Required Volume: 5 mL
Turnaround Time: 16-23 days
Special Handling: Ship at room temperature. The specimen should be kept at room temperature and delivered via overnight shipping. FedEx delivery is preferred. If shipment is delayed by one or two days, the specimen should be refrigerated and shipped at room temperature. Do not freeze the specimen. Samples collected on Friday can be safely designated for Monday delivery.
CPT Codes: Unknown mutation: 83890, 83898 x 3, 83904 x 7, 83909 x 3, 83912; Known mutation: 83890, 83898, 83904 x 2, 83909, 83912
SHC EPIC Code: LAB11584R
Department: Sendouts
Clinical Specialties: Genetics
Sendout Lab: Greenwood Genetic Center