Test Catalog

Test ID: SPECI    
Specimen Source Identification

Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

Determining specimen origin when the patient identity of a specimen is in question

Genetics Test Information Provides information that may help with selection of the correct genetic test or proper submission of the test request

A panel of 24 microsatellite markers that recognize highly variable regions of human DNA is used in a PCR-based assay to compare the genotype for the specimen in question with that determined from DNA isolated from patient specimens of known identity.

Reflex Tests Lists tests that may or may not be performed, at an additional charge, depending on the result and interpretation of the initial tests.

Test IDReporting NameAvailable SeparatelyAlways Performed
_STR1Comp Analysis using STR (Bill only)NoNo
_STR2Add'l comp analysis w/STR (Bill Only)NoNo

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)/Microsatellite Markers

NY State Available Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.


Reporting Name Lists a shorter or abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test

Specimen Source Identification

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

Specimen Identification