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Test ID: NSRGP    
Noonan Syndrome and Related Disorders Multi-Gene Panel, Blood

Specimen Type Describes the specimen type validated for testing

Whole Blood EDTA

Ordering Guidance

This test has been validated for testing prenatal specimens. Contact a laboratory genetic counselor at 800-533-1710 for specimen collection requirements or questions related to prenatal testing for Noonan syndrome and related disorders. Targeted testing for familial variants (also called site-specific or known mutation testing) is available for the genes on this panel. See FMTT / Familial Mutation, Targeted Testing, Varies.

Necessary Information

1. Noonan Spectrum Gene Testing Patient Information Sheet (T689) is strongly recommended, but not required, to be filled out and sent with the specimen. This information aids in providing a more thorough interpretation of test results. Ordering providers are strongly encouraged to complete the form and send it with the specimen.

2. Include physician name and phone number with specimen.

3. Prior Authorization is available for this assay. Submit the required form with the specimen.

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

Patient Preparation: A previous bone marrow transplant from an allogenic donor will interfere with testing. Call 800-533-1710 for instructions for testing patients who have received a bone marrow transplant.

Container/Tube: Lavender top (EDTA)

Specimen Volume: 3 mL

Collection Instructions: Send specimen in original tube. Do not aliquot.

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

Forms

1. New York Clients-Informed consent is required. Document on the request form or electronic order that a copy is on file. The following documents are available:

-Informed Consent for Genetic Testing (T576)

-Informed Consent for Genetic Testing-Spanish (T826)

2. Noonan Spectrum Gene Testing Patient Information Sheet (T689)

3. Noonan Syndrome and Related Disorders Multi-Gene Panel Prior Authorization Ordering Instructions

4. If not ordering electronically, complete, print, and send a Cardiovascular Test Request (T724) with the specimen.

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

1 mL

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

No specimen should be rejected.

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
Whole Blood EDTAAmbient (preferred)
 Refrigerated