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Test ID FSCA1 SCA1 (ATXN1) Repeat Expansion

Method Name

Repeat Expansion Detection by PCR

Reporting Name


Specimen Type

Whole Blood EDTA

Specimen Required

Specimen Type: Whole Blood

Container/Tube: Lavender top (EDTA)

Specimen Volume: 8 mL

Collection Instructions: Send 8 mL whole blood (lavender-top) EDTA tubes


Note: Collection date is required.


Specimen Minimum Volume

6 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time Special Container
Whole Blood EDTA Ambient (preferred) 10 days
  Refrigerated  10 days

Reference Values

A final report will be attached in MayoAccess.

Day(s) Performed

Monday through Friday

Performing Laboratory

Athena Diagnostics

CPT Code Information


LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
FSCA1 SCA1 (ATXN1) DNA Not Provided


Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
Z0094 SCA1 (ATXN1) DNA Not Provided

Report Available

14 to 25 days

NY State Approved