This test determines the subtypes of apoe which will aid in the risk assessment of coronary heart disease (CHD) and hyperlipoproteinemia.
Multiple (up to 8) cardiovascular-related genetic tests can be
performed on a single specimen. A second lavender-top (EDTA) tube
is required if non-genetic tests are simultaneously ordered that
require a lavender-top (EDTA) tube.
For whole blood samples, follow normal phlebotomy procedures.
Reported (Analytical Time)
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Specimen Requirements: 4 mL (2 mL minimum) whole blood collected in an EDTA (lavender-top) tube No other acceptable specimens No other acceptable specimens Methodology: Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)