Test directory: Fragile X Test (Symptomatic/Family)

Ordering Code4126
Test NameFragile X Test (Symptomatic/Family)
AliasMartin-Bell Syndrome
Fragile X Syndrome, Diagnostic
Preferred SpecimenWhole Blood
Preferred ContainerEDTA, K2 (Lavender) or ACD-B (Yellow)
Optimum Volume10 mL
Handling InstructionsMaintain specimen at room temperature.
Transport RequirementsOahu: Ambient
Airline: Ambient
Specimen StabilityAmbient: 21 Days
Refrigerated: Not Stable
Frozen: Not Stable
Rejection CriteriaFrozen, Hemolysis, Insufficient quantity
Avail. StatNO
Analytic Time14 Days (when culture is required, +20 days)
MethodologyPolymerase chain reaction (PCR) followed by capillary electrophoresis, methylation PCR analysis, and reflex to
AGG interruption analysis when appropriate.
Reference Lab Esoterix Genetic Laboratories, LLC

Reference range(s)

ComponentAgeMale NormMale Critical LowMale Critical HighFemale NormFemale Critical HighFemale Critical LowUnitsAdd'l info
Fragile X TestALLSee report.