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Ornithine Transcarbamylase Deficiency (OTC) tests available.

OTC Deficiency

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Diagnostic Testing Familial Mutation/Variant Analysis Mutation Testing General Population Prenatal Diagnosis Presymptomatic Testing
Deletion/Duplication Analysis OTC Deletion/Duplication Analysis
Test Code: 3143
Enzyme Analysis Ornithine Transcarbamylase Enzyme Analysis
Test Code: 4582

This test can only be performed on Liver.
Sequence & Deletion/Duplication Analysis OTC Comprehensive - Sequence & Deletion/Duplication Analysis
Test Code: 3144
Sequence Analysis OTC Sequence Analysis
Test Code: 3140
OTC Sequence Analysis
Test Code: 3141

This test can only be performed if there is a previously identified familial mutation.
OTC Sequence Analysis
Test Code: 3142

We require that the referring center consult with our laboratory genetic counselors regarding prenatal cases prior to submitting any samples. Please call 1-800-411-4363.


OTC Comprehensive - Sequence & Deletion/Duplication Analysis
Test Information: Confirmation of Clinical Diagnosis
Test Details
Test Code: 3144
Test Includes: Sequence and Deletion/Duplication Analysis of OTC gene

Special Notes: If the mutation to be tested in this individual is one previously identified in an affected family member, please order test (#3141) for point mutations or (#3143) for duplication and deletion analysis. Please see detailed requirements under these test codes.
Technical Information
Methodology: Sequence analysis is performed in both forward and reverse directions and deletion/duplication analysis performed using a custom designed gene centric microarray.
Gene Name: OTC
Protein Name: Ornithine carbamoyltransferase, mitochondrial
Test Type: Sequence & Deletion/Duplication Analysis
Sample & Shipping Information
Test Requisition: Molecular Diagnostics
Specimen Type: Blood
Requirements: Draw blood in an EDTA (purple-top) tube(s) and send 3-5 cc (Adults/Children) and 3 cc (Infant<2yrs).
Shipping Conditions: Ship at room temperature in an insulated container by overnight courier. Do not heat or freeze.

Turn Around Time: 28 days
Billing Information
List Price: *For Insurance or Institutional Prices, please call.
CPT Codes: 81405x1, 81479x1


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