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Argininosuccinate Lyase Deficiency tests available.

Argininosuccinate Lyase Deficiency | Argininosuccinic Aciduria | ASL Deficiency | Argininosuccinic Acid Lyase Deficiency | Argininosuccinase Deficiency

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Diagnostic Testing Familial Mutation/Variant Analysis Mutation Testing General Population Prenatal Diagnosis Presymptomatic Testing
Enzyme Analysis Argininosuccinate Lyase Enzyme Analysis
Test Code: 4524

The Preferred Sample Type for diagnosis is Red Blood Cells (#4524).
Argininosuccinate Lyase Enzyme Analysis
Test Code: 4521

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 ASL Sequence Analysis
Test Code: 6360
ASL Sequence Analysis
Test Code: 6361

This test can only be performed if there is a previously identified familial mutation.
ASL Sequence Analysis
Test Code: 6362

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.
ASL Prenatal Sequence Analysis (GeneAware)
Test Code: 60157

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.


Argininosuccinate Lyase Enzyme Analysis
Test Information: This test provides enzymatic analysis of Argininosuccinate Lyase for the Confirmation of Clinical Diagnosis.

Argininosuccinate Lyase is deficient in Argininosuccinate Lyase Deficiency.
Test Details
Test Code: 4524
Special Notes: This test can also be performed on Cultured Skin Fibroblasts (#4525) and Liver (#4523).

Results from this test are not useful for Carrier Testing. Please note, carriers may have Argininosuccinate Lyase levels in the normal range.

Do not send this test if the patient has been transfused.
Technical Information
Methodology: Radiometric
Gene Name: ASL
Protein Name: Argininosuccinate Lyase
Test Type: Enzyme Analysis
References Values or Ranges: Red Blood Cells: 3-13 Ámoles/hr/gm Hb
Sample & Shipping Information
Test Requisition: Biochemical
Specimen Type: Red Blood Cells (RBC)
Requirements: Draw blood in an ACD (yellow-top) tube(s) and send 3-5 cc (Adults/Children/(Infant<2yrs)
Shipping Conditions: Ship at room temperature in an insulated container by overnight courier to arrive within 36 hours of collection. Do not heat or freeze.

Turn Around Time: 22 days
Billing Information
List Price: *For Insurance or Institutional Prices, please call.
CPT Codes: 82657 x 1, 83026 x 1, 84311 x 1, 84520 x 1


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