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Argininosuccinate Lyase Deficiency tests available.

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Diagnostic Testing Familial Mutation/Variant Analysis Mutation Testing General Population Prenatal Diagnosis Presymptomatic Testing
Enzyme Analysis Argininosuccinate Lyase Enzyme Analysis
Test Code: 4524

The Preferred Sample Type for diagnosis is Red Blood Cells (#4524).
Argininosuccinate Lyase Enzyme Analysis
Test Code: 4521

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 ASL Sequence Analysis
Test Code: 6360
ASL Sequence Analysis
Test Code: 6361

This test can only be performed if there is a previously identified familial mutation.
ASL Sequence Analysis
Test Code: 6362

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.


ASL Sequence Analysis
Test Information: Confirmation of Clinical Diagnosis, Carrier Testing
Test Details
Test Code: 6360
Special Notes: If the mutation to be tested in this individual is one previously identified in an affected family member, please order test (#6361). Please see detailed requirements under this test code.
Technical Information
Methodology: Sequence analysis is performed in both forward and reverse directions
Gene Name: ASL
Protein Name: Argininosuccinate Lyase
Test Type: Sequence Analysis
Sample & Shipping Information
Test Requisition: Molecular Diagnostics
Specimen Type: Blood
Requirements: Draw blood in an EDTA (purple-top) tube 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: 81479x1


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