Clínic Barcelona. Hospital Universitari

Test catalog

Back to Catalog

Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) - prenatal diagnosis, amniotic fluid

Fee code: 70301

Method description


Delivery time

15 days

Note to delivery time


It is necessary to cultivate the amniotic fluid and alert the laboratory before sending samples. Attach the reason for the consultation, family history and brief clinical summary. It is also advisable to send sample of parents.

Specimen type

Amniotic fluid

Specimen volume

10 mL

Specimen minimum volume

10 mL

Collection instructions


Preanalytic treatment


Transport conditions

At room temperature or refrigerated

Rejection criteria

Hematic fluid


Interpretative report of the results

Reference values

Values Units   Age  
Duchenne muscular dystrophy      

The information in this document may be obsolete after printing. The current version is on the web.

Biomedical Diagnostic Center (CDB)

Villarroel, 170 · 08036 Barcelona
Tel: +34 93 227 54 64 · Fax: +34 93 227 98 75 · ·