Test Catalog

Test ID: FMT21    
MaterniT21 Plus

Specimen Type Describes the specimen type validated for testing

WB Streck

Specimen Required Defines the optimal specimen required to perform the test and the preferred volume to complete testing

**NOTE: Completed Sequenom Test Requisition form is required

A Core Option must be marked on TRF under MaterniT 21 PLUS test

If nothing indicated by client, mark option- Core (chr 21, 18, 13, sex)


Preferred evacuated tube: (1)10 mL Streck Black/Tan top tube kit (MCL supply number T715).
Absolute minimum collection for analysis: (1) 10 mL in Streck Black/Tan top tube

Collection instructions: Draw 1 tube of blood, 10 mL in special Streck Black/Tan top tube kit (MCL supply number T715). Ship ambient.



1. Specimen MUST be received at MCL within 72 hours of collection.

2. Specimen collected NOT less than 9 weeks of gestation

3. Sequenom collection kit (MCL Supply T715)

4. Completed Sequenom Test Requisition form

5. Maternal Height (inches)

6. Maternal Weight (pounds)

7. Gestational Age (weeks)

8. Gestational Age (days)

9. Number of fetuses

10. Increased risk due to

Special Instructions Library of PDFs including pertinent information and forms related to the test

Specimen Minimum Volume Defines the amount of sample necessary to provide a clinically relevant result as determined by the Testing Laboratory

10 mL

Reject Due To Identifies specimen types and conditions that may cause the specimen to be rejected

Hemolysis Mild OK, Gross reject
Lipemia NA
Icterus NA
Other NA

Specimen Stability Information Provides a description of the temperatures required to transport a specimen to the performing laboratory, alternate acceptable temperatures are also included

Specimen TypeTemperatureTimeSpecial Container
WB StreckAmbient7 daysStreck Black/Tan top