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Arginase Deficiency tests available.

Hyperargininemia | Argininemia

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Diagnostic Testing Familial Mutation/Variant Analysis Mutation Testing General Population Prenatal Diagnosis Presymptomatic Testing
Deletion/Duplication Analysis ARG1 Deletion/Duplication Analysis
Test Code: 3428
Enzyme Analysis Arginase Enzyme Analysis
Test Code: 4536
Sequence & Deletion/Duplication Analysis ARG1 Comprehensive - Sequence & Deletion/Duplication Analysis
Test Code: 3429
Sequence Analysis ARG1 Sequence Analysis
Test Code: 3425
ARG1 Sequence Analysis
Test Code: 3426

This test can only be performed if there is a previously identified familial mutation.
ARG1 Sequence Analysis
Test Code: 3427

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.


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

Arginase is deficient in Arginase Deficiency.
Test Details
Test Code: 4536
Special Notes: This test can also be performed on Liver (#4535).

Results from this test are not useful for Carrier Testing. Please note, carriers may have Arginase levels in the normal range.
Technical Information
Methodology: Spectrophotometric
Gene Name: ARG1
Protein Name: Arginase-1
Test Type: Enzyme Analysis
References Values or Ranges: Red Blood Cells: 2.0-7.0 Ámol/hr/mg 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: 14 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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