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Myotonic Dystrophy Gene type 1 (Sendaway Test)

Laboratory:Haematology
Test Code:VCG
Medicare rebatable:Yes
Specimen Types:Blood
Container Types:
EDTA 4 mLEDTA 4 mL
Adults Volume or Mass:10 mL
Minimum/Paediatric Volume or Mass:5 mL
Transport Instructions:Room Temperature
Processing Instructions:Do Not Centrifuge
Store at 4'C
External Laboratory:Victorian Clinical Genetics Service
  External Laboratory details...
External Transport Instructions:Send at 4'C with Ice Pack

This requst must be approved by the haematology registrar prior to sending

Additional Notes:

Please see link below for external laboratory requirements and costs

http://www.vcgs.org.au/pathology/sections/MolecularGenetics/?docid=52e429a4-7853-4b68-8efd-4d9924eff107