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TSHR-Related Disorders tests available.

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Diagnostic Testing Familial Mutation/Variant Analysis Mutation Testing General Population Prenatal Diagnosis Presymptomatic Testing
Sequence Analysis TSHR Sequence Analysis
Test Code: 5005
TSHR Sequence Analysis
Test Code: 5006

This test can only be performed if there is a previously identified familial mutation.
TSHR Sequence Analysis
Test Code: 5007

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.


TSHR Sequence Analysis
Test Information: Confirmation of Clinical Diagnosis, Carrier Testing
Test Details
Test Code: 5005
Special Notes: If the mutation to be tested in this individual is one previously identified in an affected family member, please order test (#5006).  Please see detailed requirements under this test code.
Technical Information
Methodology: Sequence analysis is performed in both forward and reverse directions
Gene Name: TSHR
Protein Name: Thyrotropin receptor precursor
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: 28 days
Billing Information
List Price: *For Insurance or Institutional Prices, please call.
CPT Codes: 81479 x 1


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