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Laboratory Medicine

Test catalogue

Ataxia Telangiectasia Testing

Test Name

Ataxia Telangiectasia Testing

Na-Hep Tube Specimen Type / Requirements

Container Type = 1 Green Top (Na Hep)

Volume: 0-3 months 1-3 mL

3 months-12 years: 3-6 mL

12 years - adult: 6 mL

Tube must fill to at least ½ or greater of its vacuum capacity

Specimen Handling

Collection Instructions: Collect in glass green top (Sodium Heparin) top. Write your initials, date and time of collection on the collection label or requisition.

Laboratory Staff Instructions The specimen should be shipped on a Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday so that the Laboratory will receive the specimen within 24-48 hours after collection. Ship at room temperature. If there is a delay in the shipping of specimen (i.e.>48 hours), the sample should be placed in the refrigerator and shipped to Laboratory on ice

Rejection Criteria: Serum, Unlabeled or Not Sufficient Quantity Samples.

Stability: Stable at room temperature for 24 - 48hours, refrigerated for 7 Days.

Transportation: Send sample to core lab as soon as possible.

Required Documentation

Turnaround Time (TAT)

4 Weeks

Test Utilization

Reference Value

See Interpretative Report

Test Code

MISCS

Method

3 day PHA-stimulated culture; G-banding

Testing Location

Referred Out – ON, Canada (ROSK01)

Other Information

Last Updated: June 06, 2019