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Test Catalog

Test ID: UGTFG    
UDP-Glucuronosyl Transferase 1A1 (UGT1A1), Full Gene Sequencing, Varies

Testing Algorithm Delineates situations when tests are added to the initial order. This includes reflex and additional tests.

See UGT1A1 Test-Ordering Algorithm in Special Instructions.

Specimen Type Describes the specimen type validated for testing

Varies

Advisory Information

Shipping Instructions

If submitting microtube, place inside a larger tube or vial for transport.

Specimen Required Defines the optimal specimen required to perform the test and the preferred volume to complete testing

Multiple whole blood EDTA tests can be performed on a single specimen after a single extraction. See Multiple Whole Blood EDTA Genotype Tests in Special Instructions for a list of tests that can be ordered together.

 

Submit only 1 of the following specimens:

 

Specimen Type: Whole blood

Container/Tube:

Adults: Lavender top (EDTA)

Pediatrics: Purple microtube

Specimen Volume:

Adults: 3 mL

Pediatrics: 1 mL

Collection Instructions:

1. Invert several times to mix blood.

2. Send specimen in original tube.

Specimen Stability Information: Ambient (preferred) 9 days/Refrigerated 30 days

 

Specimen Type: Saliva

Patient Preparation: Patient should not eat, drink, smoke, or chew gum 30 minutes prior to collection.

Supplies: Saliva Swab Collection Kit (T786)

Container/Tube: Saliva Swab Collection Kit

Specimen Volume: One swab

Collection Instructions: Collect and send specimen per kit instructions.

Specimen Stability Information: Ambient 30 days

 

Specimen Type: DNA

Container/Tube: 2 mL screw top tube

Specimen Volume: 100 mcL (microliters)

Collection Instructions:

1. The preferred volume is 100 mcL at a concentration of 50 ng/mcL.

2. Include concentration and volume on tube.

Specimen Stability Information: Frozen (preferred)/Ambient/Refrigerated

Special Instructions Library of PDFs including pertinent information and forms related to the test

Forms

1. New York Clients-Informed consent is required. Document on the request form or electronic order that a copy is on file. The following documents are available in Special Instructions:

-Informed Consent for Genetic Testing (T576)

-Informed Consent for Genetic Testing-Spanish (T826)

2. UGT1A1 Gene Testing Patient Information (T664) is requested but not required. See Special Instructions.

3. If not ordering electronically, complete, print, and send 1 of the following forms with the specimen:

-Oncology Test Request (T729)

-Therapeutics Test Request (T831)

Specimen Minimum Volume Defines the amount of sample necessary to provide a clinically relevant result as determined by the Testing Laboratory

Blood: 0.45 mL
Saliva: one swab

Reject Due To Identifies specimen types and conditions that may cause the specimen to be rejected

All specimens will be evaluated at Mayo Clinic Laboratories for test suitability.

Specimen Stability Information Provides a description of the temperatures required to transport a specimen to the performing laboratory, alternate acceptable temperatures are also included

Specimen TypeTemperatureTimeSpecial Container
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