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SCA7 (Spinocerebellar ataxia type 7) DNA Test

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Name:    SCA7 (Spinocerebellar ataxia type 7) DNA Test
Specimen:    25 mL whole blood from a Lavender top tube.
Ref Lab/Code:    Athena 374
  Method:    PCR/Capillary Electrophoresis
Note:    The Complete Ataxia Evaluation (#690) is recommended unless a family member's mutation has been confirmed by prior molecular tests.

This test detects CAG triplet repeat expansion in the SCA7 gene
Processing Info:    Keep sample refrigerated until shippping. Ship at room temperature within 24 hours of collection, Monday-Thursday only.