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SPINAL MUSCULAR ATROPHY (SMA) CARRIER (SMN1 DOSAGE)

Alternative Name:

SMA

Clinical Utility:

Screens for the carrier status of Spinal Muscular Atrophy based on the number of SMN1 gene copies

Container:

Lavender top- EDTA

Collection Instructions:

Fill lavender-top (EDTA) tube completely, invert 8-10 times. DO NOT SHAKE TUBE!

Storage Instruction:

Refrigerate

Turnaround Time:

5-7 days

CPT Code:

81329 (1)