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Dystrophinopathies (DMD) tests available.

Becker Muscular Dystrophy | Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy | DMD-Associated Dilated Cardiomyopathy

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Diagnostic Testing Familial Mutation/Variant Analysis Mutation Testing General Population Prenatal Diagnosis Presymptomatic Testing
Deletion/Duplication Analysis DMD Deletion/Duplication Analysis
Test Code: 6350
DMD Deletion/Duplication
Test Code: 6351

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.
Sequence Analysis DMD Sequence Analysis
Test Code: 6084
DMD Sequence Analysis
Test Code: 6085

This test can only be performed if there is a previously identified familial mutation.
DMD Sequence Analysis
Test Code: 6139

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.


DMD Deletion/Duplication Analysis
Test Information: This test is indicated for:
Males with a clinical diagnosis or symptoms of Duchenne or Becker muscular dystrophy; Females who are at risk to be a carrier or have a family history of Duchenne or Becker muscular dystrophy; Individuals with previous deletion/duplication test results that do not clearly identify the breakpoints and size of the deletion or duplication.

Prenatal testing is available to females who carry an identified DMD mutation.
Test Details
Test Code: 6350
Technical Information
Methodology: High resolution array CGH to detect deletions and duplications which consists of overlapping probes covering the entire 2.2MB of the DMD gene.
Gene Name: DMD
Protein Name: Dystrophin
Test Type: 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 ambient temperature (18-25C/64-77F) 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: 81161 x 1


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