HUNTINGTON DISEASE (HD) - (B)
Test Code: MD
Testing to confirm diagnosis must be ordered by a Medical Geneticist or Neurologist.
Testing for asymptomatic patients can only be ordered by a Medical Geneticist who sees patients for pre- and post- counselling.
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Blood: 8.0 mL
Specimen must be kept at room temperature.
An interpretive report will be sent.
Within 6 Weeks
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).