1. Complete and print the FSHD test requisition.
- All sections are complete
- You have the correct test code
- Your patient has signed an informed consent
2. Collect patient sample.
Obtain a 5-6mL sample of whole blood (EDTA) for testing from the patient and confirm that the sample is correctly labeled with the patient’s name and date of birth.
Note: if you do not have a PerkinElmer Genomics FSHD collection kit available in your office, please email or call us at 1-866-354-2910.
3. Send patient sample.
Ship your test kit back using the pre-paid shipping label. Remember to include:
✔ Patient sample
✔ Coolant pack for temperature regulation
✔ Completed informed consent
✔ Test requisition form
✔ Any applicable medical records or clinical notes
IMPORTANT: All samples for FSHD1 testing must be sent to PerkinElmer Genomics the same day it is drawn for optimal sample quality.