Spinocerebellar ataxia

Test Information

Test Name

Spinocerebellar ataxia


Cerebella Ataxia; SCA panel



Price Disclaimer

Many services are free for eligible patients. A minimum charge may apply. Prices listed are for unfunded, individual, requests. Please contact us for commercial testing.

Preferred Specimen

EDTA (Whole blood)

Testing Location


Turn Around Time

1 week

Collection Information


  • Diagnostic referrals accepted from Neurology or GHSNZ
  • Predictive testing only through GHSNZ

Processing Information

Registration Code



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

Site Specific Notes

- Tauranga

Send sample directly to referral laboratory

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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