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Dominant ataxia-prenatal diagnosis, amniotic fluid

Fee code: 71002

Aliases: SCA1, SCA2, SCA3, SCA6, SCA7, SCA8

Method description


Delivery time

15 days

Note to delivery time


It is necessary to consult before with the Laboratory and attach the reason of consultation, family history and a brief clinical summary. It is also advisable to send sample of both parents.

Specimen type

Amniotic fluid

Specimen volume

5 mL

Specimen minimum volume

2 mL

Collection instructions


Preanalytic treatment


Transport conditions

At room temperature or refrigerated

Rejection criteria

Hematic fluid


Interpretative report of the results. Check table of values ??of the dominant ataxias in Annex III.

Reference values

Values Units   Age  

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