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  Tay-Sachs Disease (Biochemical Analysis) Specimen Type:
  also known as TSD, Hexosaminidase A Deficiency (Biochemical Analysis Blood

MOLECULAR GENETICS LAB

Specimen requirements:  (2) 6 mL Lavender Tube (EDTA)
Unit of measure: N/A
Ideal sample: 10 mL EDTA whole blood
Absolute minimum amount: 5 mL EDTA whole blood
Method of collection: N/A
Transportation: Room temperature
Label instructions: N/A
Request test on form: "Write in" MULTI LABS [Chem/Hem/UA/Tox/BB/Rheum] ( 151-104 )
Order/entry screen(s): N/A
Stat frequency: N/A
Stat turn around time: N/A
Routine frequency: Once per week
Must be in by: N/A
Routine turn around time: Within 14 days
For Hillcrest deliver to: SCRAP : Specimen Central Receiving and
  Processing, room 2-117
For Thornton deliver to: Chemistry : Processing Desk, 1st floor, Hospital,
  room 1-013
This test is sent to : UCSD Molecular Genetics Laboratory
Scheduling requirements : N/A
Method: WBC Analysis
Special Instructions: Must specify Biochemical and or DNA analysis. Sample is time sensitive and must reach laboratory no later than the day following draw date.
CyberLAB abbreviation: N/A
CyberLAB code: N/A
Lab Processing Instructions: DO NOT SPIN OR FREEZE, refrigerate after processing