Rett Syndrome


Test Information

Test Name

Rett Syndrome

Synonyms

MeCP2 Gene

Preferred Specimen

EDTA (Whole Blood)

Testing Location

Referral

Turn Around Time

13 weeks


Collection Information

Preparation

  • Requires clear diagnostic referral through Paediatric Neurology or Genetic Services only
  • Predictive/carrier testing through Genetic Services only

Processing Information

Registration Code

RETT

Notes

  • DO NOT centrifuge; whole blood required
  • DO NOT share sample; dedicated tube required
  • DO NOT freeze sample

Methodology

Interpretations

View Interpretations

Contact Information

laura.yau@pathlab.co.nz

External Referral Information

Referral Location

LabPlus (via WHL)

Send Away Transport

Specimen delivery Ambient on day of collection. Refrigerate overnight or weekend then send ambient

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