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POLG - Related Disorders tests available.

Alpers-Huttenlocher Syndrome | Progressive External Ophthalmoplegia with Mitochondrial DNA Deletions Autosomal Dominant 1 | Progressive External Ophthalmoplegia with Mitochondrial DNA Deletions Autosomal Recessive | Sensory Ataxic Neuropathy Dysarthria and Ophthalmoparesis | Juvenile Spinocerebellar Ataxia-Epilepsy Syndrome (SCAE) | ad-PEO | POLG - Related Sensory Ataxic Neuropathy Dysarthria and Ophthalmoparesis | MNGIE without Leukoencephalopathy

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Diagnostic Testing Familial Mutation/Variant Analysis Mutation Testing General Population Prenatal Diagnosis Presymptomatic Testing
Deletion/Duplication Analysis POLG Deletion/Duplication Analysis
Test Code: 3068
Sequence & Deletion/Duplication Analysis POLG Comprehensive - Sequence & Deletion/Duplication Analysis
Test Code: 3069
Sequence Analysis POLG Sequence Analysis
Test Code: 3065
POLG Sequence Analysis
Test Code: 3066

This test can only be performed if there is a previously identified familial mutation.
POLG Sequence Analysis
Test Code: 3067

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.


POLG Sequence Analysis
Test Information: Confirmation of Clinical Diagnosis
Test Details
Test Code: 3065
Special Notes: If the mutation to be tested in this individual is one previously identified in an affected family member, please order test (#3066). Please see detailed requirements under this test code.

POLG is included in the Hepatocerebral mtDNA Depletion Panel (#3335) and the mtDNA Depletion/Integrity Panel (MitomeNGS) (#2130).

Technical Information
Methodology: Sequence analysis is performed in both forward and reverse directions
Gene Name: POLG (POLG1, POLGA)
Protein Name: DNA polymerase subunit gamma-1
Test Type: Sequence Analysis
Sample & Shipping Information
Test Requisition: Mitochondrial
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.

Specimen Type: Saliva
Requirements: Collected with Oragene DNA Self-Collection Kit (provided by MGL with instruction).
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: 81406x1


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