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Laboratory: Genomics  (MOLECULAR DIAGNOSTICS)
Test Name:
Lynch syndrome- MLH1 gene Mennonite variant (c.2141G>A, p.Trp714Ter) - (B)
Test Code: MD
Clinical Information:
Description:  One selected gene variant in MLH1 (variant-c.2141G>A, p.Trp714Ter) is found in some Manitoba Mennonite families.
This testing will not detect variants outside of the regions examined
Ordering restricted to: Medical Genetics
Recommendations: Testing is limited to Medical genetics
Collection Devices:
Specimen Required:
Whole Blood: 8.0 mL

Special Processing: Do NOT centrifuge.  Specimen is forwarded to Health Sciences Centre MS551 for analysis.
Specimen Stability: 
Ambient: Preferred
Refrigerated: Accepted
Frozen: Accepted - must remain frozen
Other comments: Specimens sent for Molecular tests are not to be used for other tests (i.e. CBC).
Reference Values:
An interpretive report will be sent.
Routine TAT is 12 weeks. STAT TAT 4-6 weeks may be requested following laboratory consultation.
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