Stanford Hospital & Clinics and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital
RESULT
Test Name : Apolipoprotein E Genotyping Order Code : YAPOE
Note: This is a Sendout/Referred Test and is only offered to registered patients of SHC or LPCH.
Synonyms: ApoE Cardiac Risk
Specimen Type: Whole Blood
Container Type: Lavender-top tube (EDTA); Yellow-top tube Acid Citrate Dextrose Solution A (ACD)
Required Volume: 3 mL
Minimum Volume (Pediatric): 0.5 mL
Methodology: Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)
Standard Run Times: Wed 2pm
Turnaround Time: 7 days
Special Handling: Specimen must arrive within 96 hours of draw. Draw blood in a lavender-top (EDTA) tube or a yellow-top (ACD) tube, and send 3 mL of EDTA or ACD of whole blood in original VACUTAINER. Invert several times to mix blood. Forward unprocessed whole blood promptly at ambient temperature. Consent form is required.
CPT Codes: 83892, 83894, 83898, 83912, 89890
LPCH EPIC Code: LAB5123
SHC EPIC Code: LABYAPOE
Department: Sendouts
Clinical Specialties: Cardiology
Sendout Lab: Mayo Medical Laboratories
URL: http://www.mayomedicallaboratories.com/test-catalog/Overview/80905