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alpha thalassemia dna analysis
Synonyms: a Thalassemia; Alpha Globin 
Computer Code: (RATHA)
Specimen Collection: 4 mL blood (lavender or yellow ACD top tube), amniotic fluid, or CVS. 
Minimum Volume: 3 mL WB 5 mL AF 10 mg CVS 
Handling Instructions for Offsite Areas: Whole blood: maintain at room temperature. Min 3 mL. Amniotic fluid: 5 mL CVS (submission of maternal blood required for fetal testing): 10 mg. 
Reference Values: See reference laboratory report.  
Lab Code: CC REF 
Requisition: SPEC C
Test Frequency: NA 
Routine TAT: 10 days 
Stat TAT: NA 
CPT Code(s): 81257 
LCD or NCD:  
Methodology Used: R
See Addendum XVII

Albany Medical Center
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Albany, NY, 12208
Date: 10/25/2014
Time: 23:41:54 (24hr)