Pre-transplant STR Analysis-Donor by PCR : 1003144

Results will be released only when we have the matching Recipient specimen.

Test Code

Alias/See Also
Donor Pre Transplant analysis; Pre Transplant STR analysis-Donor (RB)

CPT Codes

Peripheral Blood in a lavender top tube (EDTA) or Buccal swab (polyester-tipped, Dacron or rayon-tipped, all with plastic shaft).

Transport Container
Submit 5 mL Blood (Min. 1 mL): Do not centrifuge. Submit Buccal swab in a sterile container.

Transport Temperature
Blood or Swab: Refrigerated.

Specimen Stability
Blood: Ambient: 3 days; Refrigerated: 5 days; Frozen: Unacceptable
Buccal Swab: Ambient: 8 hours; Refrigerated: 5 days; Frozen: 3 months

Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)

Setup Schedule
Tuesday & Thursday

Report Available
3-8 days

The kit used to perform this test is labeled for RESEARCH USE ONLY. Performance characteristics have been determined by med fusion. This test has not been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

Reference Range
An interpretive report will be provided.

Performing Laboratory
med fusion

The CPT Codes provided in this document are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payor being billed. Any Profile/panel component may be ordered separately. Reflex tests are performed at an additional charge.