Stanford Hospital & Clinics and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital
RESULT
Test Name : ABCC8 (Congenital Hyperinsulinism) DNA Sequencing Test Order Code : ABCC8
Note: This is a Sendout/Referred Test and is only offered to registered patients of SHC or LPCH.
Specimen Type: Whole Blood
Container Type: Yellow-top tube Acid Citrate Dextrose Solution A (ACD) or Lavender-top tube (EDTA)
Required Volume: 10 mL
Minimum Volume (Pediatric): 2 mL
Methodology: Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR), DNA sequencing of entire protein coding regions of genes
Standard Run Times: Tue, Fri
Turnaround Time: 3-9 weeks
Special Handling: Refrigerated for short periods (until shipped). Ship specimen overnight at ROOM TEMPERATURE (specimen arrival must be less than 24 hrs after collection). Ship Monday through Thursday only.
CPT Codes: 83891, 83898 x 38, 83904 x 38, 83909 x 38, 83912
LPCH EPIC Code: LAB3259
SHC EPIC Code: LABABCC8
Causes For Rejection: Hemolysis may compromise DNA recovery after 48 hrs
Department: Sendouts
Clinical Specialties: Endocrinology
Sendout Lab: Athena Diagnostics
URL: http://www.athenadiagnostics.com/content/test-catalog/