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Test Code: MCC Preferred Name Maternal Cell Contamination Studies

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Non-medicare Item
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Test Tubes

ImageSpecimen TypeSpecimen VolumeTube Type
Blood2 x 3mL2x EDTA 3 mL whole blood (Lavender top)

COLLECTION NOTES

Sterile collection is necessary.

GENERAL NOTES

Cost for MCC studies is $200 non-MBS

Maternal cell contamination studies are performed in conjunction with prenatal molecular testing. This is to ensure that the molecular test result reflects fetal DNA and not maternal DNA.

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