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HLA Typing for Narcolepsy

Order Code: 2270

Test Information

HLA typing for presence of HLA loci associated with narcolepsy.

Sample Requirements

Buccal Swabs or EDTA Whole Blood (lavender top)

Additional Sample Requirements

Indicate on specimen tube and requisition whether sample is whole blood or cord blood. Contact laboratory if sending cord blood or DNA. Send only 14 ml EDTA whole blood or 4 buccal swabs if more than one HLA typing test is ordered.

Shipping Information

Room Temperature

Requested Volume

4 Buccal Swabs or 14 ml EDTA Whole Blood (lavender top)

Minimum/Pediatric Volume

3-4 Buccal Swabs or 5 ml EDTA Whole Blood (lavendar top)

CPT Codes

81377, 81383x2

Method

PCR and Direct DNA Sequencing

Turnaround Time

5-7 days

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