Whole Exome Sequencing Comparator - Mother

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Special Instructions

This assay is not currently available in New York state.

This specimen should be collected from the mother of the patient for whom Whole Exome Sequencing - DUO (Proband) [620023] or Whole Exome Sequencing - TRIO (Proband) [620022] is being ordered. The test to be ordered for the mother is Whole Exome Sequencing Comparator - Mother (620192).


Expected Turnaround Time

2 - 4 weeks




Specimen Requirements


Specimen

Whole blood


Volume

4 mL


Container

Lavender-top (EDTA) tube


Storage Instructions

Ship ASAP, but stable up to 5 days post-collection at room temperature. Do not freeze.


Causes for Rejection

Frozen blood EDTA tube


Test Details


Use

Whole exome sequencing (WES) is a genetic test used to identify a hertiable cause of disorder. This test should be used in cases of WES Duo or Trio sequencing where the mother can be used as a comparator to inform the diagnosis of the proband.


Limitations

This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by LabCorp. It has not been cleared or approved by the Food and Drug Administration.


Methodology

Whole Exome Sequencing


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