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Oculocutaneous Albinism Type 2 tests available.

OCA2 | Brown OCA

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Diagnostic Testing Familial Mutation/Variant Analysis Mutation Testing General Population Prenatal Diagnosis Presymptomatic Testing
Deletion/Duplication Analysis OCA2 Targeted Deletion Analysis
Test Code: 6833

Targeted Mutation Analysis of the common 2.7 kb deletion prevalent in patients of African heritage (Durham-Pierre D, et al. Nat Genet. 1994; 7(2):176-179)
OCA2 Targeted Deletion Analysis
Test Code: 6833

Targeted Mutation Analysis of the common 2.7 kb deletion prevalent in patients of African heritage (Durham-Pierre D, et al. Nat Genet. 1994; 7(2):176-179)
OCA2 Targeted Deletion Analysis
Test Code: 6834

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 OCA2 Sequence Analysis
Test Code: 6830
OCA2 Sequence Analysis
Test Code: 6831

This test can only be performed if there is a previously identified familial mutation.
OCA2 Sequence Analysis
Test Code: 6832

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.


OCA2 Sequence Analysis
Test Information: Confirmation of Clinical Diagnosis, Carrier Testing
Test Details
Test Code: 6830
Special Notes: If the mutation to be tested in this individual is one previous identified in an affected family member, please order test (#6831). Please see detailed requirements under this test code.
Technical Information
Methodology: Sequence analysis is performed in both forward and reverse directions
Gene Name: OCA2 (BEY, BEY1, BEY2, EYCL)
Protein Name: P protein
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: 81479x1


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