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BMPR2 SEQUENCING - UNKNOWN MUTATION (BP1)

Department: Molecular Diagnostics
Test Synonym(s): BP1, Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension, PAH
CPT Codes: 81479
Methodology: DNA sequence analysis of BMPR2
Tube Type: Lavender top tube (EDTA)
Specimen: Whole Blood
Alternate Specimen: None
Pediatric Requirements: Please call Molecular Diagnostics Laboratory at 615-343-8121
Volume: 8 mL whole blood (EDTA)
Minimum Volume: 0.5 mL whole blood (EDTA)
Temperature: EDTA: room temperature or refrigerated
Stability: EDTA: Room temperature: 2 days Refrigerated: 3 days
Reasons for Rejection: Client will be notified by Molecular Diagnostics Lab if specimen is rejected.
Days Performed: Once a week - variable days
Times Performed: Batched
TAT: 6 - 8 weeks
Significance: Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension - DNA Sequence and MLPA Analysis of BMPR2
Special Instructions: Please notify the Molecular Diagnostics Lab Director at 615-343-9074 before sending this test. Click here to print the Molecular Diagnostics requisition.

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