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Diagnostic Testing Familial Mutation/Variant Analysis Mutation Testing General Population Prenatal Diagnosis Presymptomatic Testing
Deletion/Duplication Analysis DBT Deletion/Duplication Analysis
Test Code: 3868
Sequence & Deletion/Duplication Analysis DBT Comprehensive - Sequence & Deletion/Duplication Analysis
Test Code: 3869
Sequence Analysis DBT Sequence Analysis
Test Code: 3865
DBT Sequence Analysis
Test Code: 3866

This test can only be performed if there is a previously identified familial mutation.
DBT Sequence Analysis
Test Code: 3867

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.


DBT Sequence Analysis
(Familial Mutation/Variant Analysis)
Test Information: Confirmation of Clinical Diagnosis - Known Familial Mutation(s), Carrier Testing - Known Familial Mutation(s)
Test Details
Test Code: 3866
Test Includes: Sequencing of the region(s) containing the familial alteration(s)

Special Notes: This test can only be performed if there is a previously identified familial mutation. A laboratory report containing the relative's mutation information, the specific biological relationship of this patient and the tested relative and the clinical status of this patient (symptomatic or asymptomatic) must be submitted with the specimen. If the original familial mutation was identified in another laboratory, this testing must be discussed with one of our genetic counselors prior to sending a specimen.
Technical Information
Methodology: Sequencing analysis of the region(s) containing the familial alteration(s) is performed in the forward and reverse directions
Gene Name: DBT
Protein Name: Lipoamide acyltransferase component of branched-chain alpha-keto acid dehydrogenase complex, mitochondrial
Test Type: Sequence Analysis
Sample & Shipping Information
Test Requisition: Molecular Diagnostics
Specimen Type: Blood
Requirements: Draw blood in an EDTA (purple-top) tubes 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: 21 days
Billing Information
List Price: *For Insurance or Institutional Prices, please call.
CPT Codes: 81403x1


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