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Obesity, Monogenic Nonsyndromic - LEP Related tests available.

Obesity Severe due to Leptin Deficiency | Monogenic Non-Syndromic Obesity Autosomal Recessive | LEP - Related Obesity Monogenic Nonsyndromic

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Diagnostic Testing Familial Mutation/Variant Analysis Mutation Testing General Population Prenatal Diagnosis Presymptomatic Testing
Sequence Analysis LEP Sequence Analysis
Test Code: 6845
LEP Sequence Analysis
Test Code: 6846

This test can only be performed if there is a previously identified familial mutation.


LEP Sequence Analysis
Test Information: Confirmation of Clinical Diagnosis, Carrier Testing
Test Details
Test Code: 6845
Special Notes: If the mutation to be tested in this individual is one previous identified in an affected family member, please order test (#6846). Please see detailed requirements under this test code.
Technical Information
Methodology: Sequence analysis is performed in both forward and reverse directions
Gene Name: LEP
Protein Name: Leptin
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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