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RNA Extraction and Storage
0040131
Ordering Recommendation

Order extraction of RNA from specimens for possible add-on testing. Specimens will be frozen and held for 6 months.

Mnemonic
RNA EXT
Methodology
RNA Extraction
Performed
Sun-Sat
Reported
1-7 days
New York DOH Approval Status
Specimens from New York clients will be sent out to a New York DOH approved laboratory, if possible.
Submit With Order
ARUP Consult®
Disease Topics
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
 
Collect
Lavender (EDTA),  or bone marrow (EDTA) 
Specimen Preparation
Do not freeze. Transport 5 mL whole blood. (Min: 1 mL) OR Transport 3 mL bone marrow. (Min: 1 mL) 
Storage/Transport Temperature
Refrigerated. 
Unacceptable Conditions
 
Remarks
Specimens must be received within 48 hours of collection due to lability of RNA. 
Stability
Ambient: 4 hours; Refrigerated: 72 hours; Frozen: Unacceptable 
Reference Interval
Interpretive Data


Note
RNA will be held for 6 months for possible add-on testing.
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
0040131RNA Extract and Storage
2014548RNA EXT Specimen
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