Details

Hereditary Pancreatitis (HP)

HP Mutation Screen, HP Known Mutation, Ambry Gen 8022, PRSS1, SPINK1, CFTR , Testing requires pathology approval prior to collection.

Instructions

This test is not included in the Beaumont Laboratory testing formulary, however, the Laboratory can facilitate specimen collection.

  • This test requires pathology review. Contact the Sendout Laboratory at 248-551-9045 before ordering this test.
  • Testing requires the ordering physician to complete forms for the independent clinical laboratory performing the testing.
  • This test will be billed to the patient's insurance. If not covered by insurance, the patient is responsible for the full cost of testing.
  • Specimens received without the appropriate forms and information will not be shipped.
  • Once approved, order test as a Miscellaneous Sendout (XMISC). 

Specimen Collection Criteria

Collect: Two Lavender-top EDTA tubes, after obtaining necessary pathology approval. (Minimum Whole Blood: 3.0 mL adult, 1.0 mL infants)

Physician Office/Drawsite Specimen Preparation

Do not centrifuge. Maintain whole blood at room temperature (20-26°C or 68-78.8°F) prior to transport. Pathology review and all appropriate forms must be completed prior to specimen transport.

Preparation for Courier Transport

Transport: 8 mL whole blood with all appropriate forms and information, at room temperature (20-26°C or 68-78.8°F). (Min: 3.0 mL adult, 1.0 mL infants)

Rejection Criteria

  • Specimens received without prior Laboratory notification and review.
  • Frozen specimens.
  • Specimens not collected and processed as indicated.
  • Performed

    Varies.
    Results available in 2-3 weeks.

    Reference Range

    By Report.

    Test Methodology

    Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR).

    CPT Code

    81404.

    Test Codes

    Testing requires pathology approval prior to collection.

    Last Updated

    7/11/2019