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Test ID APOL1 APOL1 Genotype, Varies


Specimen Required


Multiple genotype tests can be performed on a single specimen after a single extraction. See Multiple Genotype Test List in Special Instructions for a list of tests that can be ordered together.

 

Submit only 1 of the following specimens:

 

Specimen Type: Whole blood

Container/Tube: Lavender top (EDTA)

Specimen Volume: 3 mL

Collection Instructions:

1. Invert several times to mix blood.

2. Send specimen in original tube.

Specimen Stability Information: Ambient (preferred) 9 days/Refrigerated 30 days

 

Specimen Type: Saliva

Patient Preparation: Patient should not eat, drink smoke, or chew gum 30 minutes prior to collection.

Supplies: Saliva Swab Collection Kit (T786)

Specimen Volume: 1 swab

Collection Instructions: Collect and send specimen per kit instructions.

Specimen Stability Information: Ambient 30 days

 

Specimen Type: Extracted DNA

Container/Tube: 2 mL screw top tube

Specimen Volume: 100 mcL (microliters)

Collection Instructions:

1. The preferred volume is 100 mcL at a concentration of 50 ng/mcL.

2. Include concentration and volume on tube.

Specimen Stability Information: Frozen (preferred)/Ambient/Refrigerated


Forms

New York Clients-Informed consent is required. Document on the request form or electronic order that a copy is on file. The following documents are available in Special Instructions:

-Informed Consent for Genetic Testing (T576)

-Informed Consent for Genetic Testing-Spanish (T826)

Useful For

Determining an individual’s APOL1 genotype

 

This test is not useful for clinical management of individuals with APOL1 risk genotypes.

 

This test alone is not useful for determining eligibility for donation or receipt of kidney allografts. (12). 

Method Name

Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) with Allelic Discrimination Analysis

Reporting Name

APOL1 Genotype, V

Specimen Type

Varies

Specimen Minimum Volume

Blood: 0.4 mL
Saliva: 1 swab

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time Special Container
Varies Varies

Reference Values

An interpretive report will be provided. 

Day(s) Performed

Monday through Friday

Report Available

3 to 8 days

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Clinic Laboratories in Rochester

Test Classification

This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements. This test has not been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

CPT Code Information

81479

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
APOL1 APOL1 Genotype, V In Process

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
610559 APOL1 Result In Process
610561 Interpretation 69047-9
610562 Additional Information 48767-8
610563 Method 85069-3
610564 Disclaimer 62364-5
610565 Reviewed by 18771-6

NY State Approved

Yes