Item Value
Test name Hold SNP Array
Available Stat? No
In House Availability N/A
Performed by Medical Genomics - Cytogenetics (Microarray)
Normal range Normal
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.

Note: Samples will only be held for 2 weeks pending insurance authorization.
Sample type EDTA or Heparinized whole blood, Extracted DNA

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