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Fanconi's Anemia with DEB

Item Value
Approval req'd? No
Available Stat? No
Test code FANC
Performed by Quest
Sendout? Yes
Method Culture, microscopy, karyotyping
Collection Instructions Specify LOOK FOR FANCONI'S ANEMIA on the requisition and request DEB-induced chromosomal breakage testing if that is desired.
Container type Dark Green top (Na-heparin)
Amount to Collect 5 mL blood
Sample type Heparinized whole blood
Preferred volume 5 mL blood
Min. Volume 3 mL blood
Processing notes Keep the specimen at room temperature-DO NOT REFRIGERATE OR FREEZE. Order Quest # 14598Z If a search for the presence of DEB-induced chromosome breaks is also requested, order Quest DEB, code #5016 in addition.
Normal range
Synonyms chromosmoe breakage syndromes; DEB-induced chromosome breaks; Diepoxybutane
Turn around times Test set up daily. Turnaround time: 2-3 weeks.
Additional information An effort will be made to analyze specimens as small as 1 mL, but success can not be assured with so little sample. Specify if there is a need to search for DEB-induced chromosome breaks, which will generate an additional charge.
CPT coding 88230-90, 88262-90
LOINC code 43191-6
Last Updated 10/2/2010 11:51:50 AM
Entry Number 370
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