Item Value
Test name SNP Array for Blood analysis
Available Stat? No
Turn around times 10-14 days
Performed by Medical Genomics - Cytogenetics (Microarray)
Normal range
Container type Lavender top preferred , Dark green top acceptable
Amount to Collect
Adult 5 mL blood
Infant/Child 3 mL blood
Collection Instructions Insurance pre-authorization required for outpatients

Only collect samples Monday - Friday and avoid holidays.

Do not collect sample in lithium heparin (Lt. Green top).

Transport sample at room temperature as soon as possible to lab. If transport is delayed refrigerate sample.

For UCSF Samples (from remote sites) Click here for sample collection instructions

For NON-UCSF Samples Click here for Requisition form & Account set-up instructions. Note we only do institutional billing.
Sample type EDTA or heparinized whole blood

Extracted DNA may also be acceptable, contact Cytogenetics 514-8964.

If you have additional questions regarding this test, please call: 415-353-1667