This assay is not currently available in New York state.
2 - 4 weeks
Turnaround time is defined as the usual number of days from the date of pickup of a specimen for testing to when the result is released to the ordering provider. In some cases, additional time should be allowed for additional confirmatory or additional reflex tests. Testing schedules may vary.
Lavender-top (EDTA) tube
Ship ASAP, but stable up to 5 days post-collection at room temperature. Do not freeze.
Frozen blood EDTA tube
Varients in the C9orf72 gene have been found to cause amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), a condition characterized by progressive muscle weakness, a loss of muscle mass, and an inability to control movement.
Maximum reportable sizing: 65 repeats.
This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by LabCorp. It has not been cleared or approved by the Food and Drug Administration.
Repeat-Primed PCR (QP-PCR)
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