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Oculocutaneous Albinism Type 1 tests available.

OCA1 | Oculocutaneous Albinism Type 1A | Oculocutaneous Albinism Type 1B

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Diagnostic Testing Familial Mutation/Variant Analysis Mutation Testing General Population Prenatal Diagnosis Presymptomatic Testing
Sequence Analysis TYR Sequence Analysis
Test Code: 6825
TYR Sequence Analysis
Test Code: 6826

This test can only be performed if there is a previously identified familial mutation.
TYR Sequence Analysis
Test Code: 6827

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.


TYR Sequence Analysis
Test Information: Confirmation of Clinical Diagnosis, Carrier Testing
Test Details
Test Code: 6825
Special Notes: If the mutation to be tested in this individual is one previous identified in an affected family member, please order test (#6826). Please see detailed requirements under this test code.
Technical Information
Methodology: Sequence analysis is performed in both forward and reverse directions
Gene Name: TYR (OCAIA)
Protein Name: Tyrosinase
Test Type: Sequence 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: 81404x1


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