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MERTK-Related Retinitis Pigmentosa tests available.

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Diagnostic Testing Familial Mutation/Variant Analysis Mutation Testing General Population Prenatal Diagnosis Presymptomatic Testing
Deletion/Duplication Analysis MERTK Deletion/Duplication Analysis
Test Code: 2983
Sequence & Deletion/Duplication Analysis MERTK Comprehensive - Sequence & Deletion/Duplication Analysis
Test Code: 2984
Sequence Analysis MERTK Sequence Analysis
Test Code: 2980
MERTK Sequence Analysis
Test Code: 2981

This test can only be performed if there is a previously identified familial mutation.
MERTK Sequence Analysis
Test Code: 2982

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.


MERTK Comprehensive - Sequence & Deletion/Duplication Analysis
Test Information: Confirmation of Clinical Diagnosis, Carrier Testing
Test Details
Test Code: 2984
Technical Information
Methodology: Sequence analysis is performed in both forward and reverse directions and deletion/duplication analysis performed using a custom designed gene centric microarray.
Gene Name: MERTK
Protein Name: Tyrosine-protein kinase Mer precursor
Test Type: Sequence & Deletion/Duplication Analysis
Sample & Shipping Information
Test Requisition: Inherited Eye Disorders
Specimen Type: Blood
Requirements: Draw blood in an EDTA (purple-top) tube(s) and send 3-5 cc (Adults/Children).
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: 81479x2


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