Laboratory: Genomics
Test Name:
Test Code: MD
Clinical Information:
Only two mutations, G317D and E174K, in the ALPL gene are tested for.  The G317D mutation is found primarily in the Manitoba Mennonite population. 
Collection Devices:
Specimen Required:
Blood: 8.0 mL
Pediatric Blood: 3.0 mL

Specimen must be kept at room temperature. Pediatric volume for infants only.
Reference Values:
An interpretive report will be sent.
Within 8 Weeks
Expedited turnaround time, where medically indicated, available upon request.
See Also:
More Information:
Do NOT centrifuge.  Specimen is forwarded to Health Sciences Centre - MS5 for analysis.  Store and ship specimens at room temperature.  Specimens sent for Molecular tests are not to be used for other tests (ie. CBC).