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Test Code TAYSCR Tay Sachs Carrier Screening

Collection Container

Yellow top (ACD- solution A only)

Specimen Required

Whole blood

Other Acceptable Specimen Types


Specimen Volume

20 mL

Minimum Specimen Volume

17 mL

Special Handling Instructions

Requisition with ethnicity and insurance information must accompany sample

Transport Temperature


Specimen Stability

Must be received in Referral Lab by 4 pm

Reasons for Rejection

ACD Sol’n B

Additional Information

Testing includes enzyme and molecular analysis.

CPT Code

83080, 81255