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Laboratory Information

Test Name

Dentatorubral-pallidoluysian atrophy

Synonyms

ATN1 gene,
Atrophin 1 gene.


Specimen Collection

Pre Testing Requirements

1. Diagnostic referrals accepted from Neurology or Genetic Services. 2. Familial testing only through Genetic Services.

Patient Specimen

4 ml EDTA Whole blood. Do not centrifuge or freeze.

Paediatric Specimen

4 ml EDTA Whole blood. Do not centrifuge or freeze.

Minimum Volume

4 ml EDTA. Paediatric 0.5ml EDTA

Sample Delivery to Lab

Specimen delivery Ambient on day of collection. Refrigerate overnight or weekend then send ambient

Test Information

Department

Sendaway - Cytogenetics

Test Availability

Mon -Fri, 0800-1630

Laboratory Testing Time

6 weeks

Method

Sendaway - Refer to external testing laboratory report

Unit Of Measurement

Refer to report

Uncertainty Of Measurement

Refer to report

Additional Information

Genetic Health Service NZ contact details click here

LabPlus test information click here

Referred Out

LAB_PLUS

Electronic Information

Registration Code

DENP

HL7Mapping Code

$DEN