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Methylenetetrahydrofolate Reductase (MTHFR) 2 Mutations

Mnemonic:    [MTHFR]
Name:    Methylenetetrahydrofolate Reductase (MTHFR) 2 Mutations
Specimen:    3 mL whole blood from a Lavender top tube. Collect a full 4.5 mL EDTA. Do not centrifuge.
Minimum Spec:    1 mL
Transport Temp:    Refrigerated
Spec Stability:    Stable 7 days refrigerated.
Ref Lab/Code:    ARUP 0055655
  Method:    PCR/Flourescence Monitoring
Note:    Mutations Tested: c.665C>T (previously designated C677T); p.Ala222Val and c.1286A>C (previously designated A1298C); p.Glu429Ala.
Processing Info:    A specimen source (SR SRC MR) prompt has been added to PathNet. The default is BLOOD. If ordered in PathNet, it will autoverify. If the test was ordered in ERNE Millenium, the prompt will need to be verified by a tech. This information is transmitted to ARUP Lab on the packing list.