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Laboratory: Genomics  (MOLECULAR DIAGNOSTICS)
Test Name:
Test Code: MD
Clinical Information:
Collection Devices:
Preferred Device:
2 - EDTA 4 mL NO GEL Tube(s) - Full Tube Collection
Alternate Device:
1 - Microtainer(s) - EDTA, NO GEL (0.5 mL) to fill line
Specimen Required:
Blood: 8.0 mL
Pediatric Blood: 2.0 mL

Pediatric volume for infants only.

Sample will be sent to London Healht Sciences Centre for testing (
Reference Values:
An interpretive report from the referral laboratory will be forwarded to the physician.
Extracted DNA is forwarded to an out-of-province laboratory for testing, if approved. Turnaround time is estimated to be 12 to 14 weeks. Testing done for confirmation of clinical diagnosis in patients meeting established criteria. Requests for testing limited to pediatric nuerologists and medical genetists. Prior consultation with the WRHA Genetics and Metabolism Program is strongly recommended. All out of province teting is subject to final laboratory approval. For more information regarding genese included in the panel, please contat the Molecular Diagnostic Laboratory.
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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).