TEST CATALOG ORDERING & RESULTS SPECIMEN HANDLING CUSTOMER SERVICE EDUCATION & INSIGHTS
Test Catalog

Test ID: FFRED    
Friedreich Ataxia Repeat Expansion Analysis - Unknown Mutation

Specimen Type Describes the specimen type validated for testing

Whole Blood EDTA

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

Collect EDTA (lavender-top) tube. Ship ambient.

Adults/Children 3 - 5 mL; Infant 3 mL

  

Note:  Completed and submit with specimen - Baylor Molecular form

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

3 mL

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

Specimens other than Whole blood
Anticoagulants other than EDTA
Hemolysis NA
Lipemia NA
Icteric 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
Whole Blood EDTAAmbient (preferred)
 Refrigerated