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Fabry Disease tests available.

Alpha-Galactosidase A Deficiency (GLA Deficiency) | GLA Deficiency | Anderson-Fabry Disease | Atypical Variants of Fabry Disease | Classic Fabry Disease

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Diagnostic Testing Familial Mutation/Variant Analysis Mutation Testing General Population Prenatal Diagnosis Presymptomatic Testing
Deletion/Duplication Analysis GLA Deletion/Duplication Analysis
Test Code: 7525
GLA Deletion/Duplication Analysis
Test Code: 7525
GLA Deletion/Duplication Analysis
Test Code: 7526

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.
Enzyme Analysis Alpha-Galactosidase A Enzyme Analysis
Test Code: 4517
Sequence & Deletion/Duplication Analysis GLA Comprehensive - Sequence & Deletion/Duplication Analysis
Test Code: 6011
Sequence Analysis GLA Sequence Analysis
Test Code: 6063
GLA Sequence Analysis
Test Code: 6136

This test can only be performed if there is a previously identified familial mutation.
GLA Sequence Analysis
Test Code: 6135

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.


GLA Comprehensive - Sequence & Deletion/Duplication Analysis
Test Information: Confirmation of Clinical Diagnosis, Carrier Testing
Test Details
Test Code: 6011
Test Includes: Sequence and Deletion/Duplication Analysis of GLA gene.



Special Notes: If the mutation to be tested in this individual is one previously identified in an affected family member, please order test (#6136). For Carrier Testing with known familial mutation(s), please order test (#6136). Please see detailed requirements under this test code.
Technical Information
Methodology: Sequence analysis is performed in both forward and reverse directions and Multiplex Ligation-dependent Probe Amplification (MLPA) analysis is performed to detect gross deletion and duplications
Gene Name: GLA
Protein Name: Alpha-galactosidase A
Test Type: Sequence & Deletion/Duplication Analysis
Sample & Shipping Information
Test Requisition: Molecular Diagnostics
Specimen Type: Blood
Requirements: Draw blood in an EDTA (purple-top) tubes 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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