Test directory: APOE Genotyping Alzheimer Risk

Ordering Code7860
Test NameAPOE Genotyping Alzheimer Risk
AliasApolipoprotein E (APOE) Genotyping, Alzheimer Disease
ApoE 2 mutations
ApoLipoprotein E Genotype
Preferred SpecimenWhole Blood
Preferred ContainerEDTA, K2 (Lavender)
Other Specimen/ContainerWhole Blood in ACD-B (Yellow)
Optimum Volume3 mL
Collection InstructionsTesting of fetal specimens or specimens from patients under the age of 18 years is not offered.
Transport RequirementsOahu: Ambient
Airline: Frozen
Specimen StabilityAmbient: 72 Hours
Refrigerated: 1 Week
Frozen: 1 Month
Rejection CriteriaHeparinized specimens, Plasma or Serum, Frozen specimens in glass collection tubes
Avail. StatNO
Analytic Time10 Days
MethodologyPolymerase Chain Reaction/Fluorescence Monitoring
Reference Lab ARUP Laboratories

Reference range(s)

ComponentAgeMale NormMale Critical LowMale Critical HighFemale NormFemale Critical HighFemale Critical LowUnitsAdd'l info
APOE SpecimenALLSee report.
APOE Alzheimer Risk, GenotypeALLSee report.