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Test ID FSCA6 SCA 6 (CACNA1A) Repeat Expansion

Method Name

Repeat Expansion Detection by PCR

Reporting Name


Specimen Type

Whole Blood EDTA

Specimen Required

8 mL whole blood collected in a lavender-top (EDTA) tube(s). Send EDTA whole blood at ambient temperature.


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


Performing Laboratory

Athena Diagnostics

CPT Code Information


LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
FSCA6 SCA6 (CACNA1A) DNA Not Provided


Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
Z0097 SCA6 (CACNA1A) DNA Not Provided

Report Available

28 to 46 days

NY State Approved