Ordering Recommendation

Order extraction of DNA from specimens for possible add-on testing at ARUP Laboratories. Extracted specimens will be frozen and held for 6 months.

Mnemonic
DNA EXT
Methodology

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.
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
Stability

Ambient: 1 day; Refrigerated: 5 days; Frozen: Unacceptable

Reference Interval
Interpretive Data



Compliance Category

Not Applicable

Note

DNA will be held for 6 months for possible add-on testing.

Hotline History
N/A
CPT Codes

NA

Components
Component Test Code* Component Chart Name LOINC
0050757 DNA Extract and Storage 8251-1
2001307 DNA EXT Specimen 31208-2
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Aliases
DNA Extraction and Storage