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Houston, Texas

Genetic Laboratory
Baylor Miraca Genetics Laboratories
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Spinocerebellar Ataxia Type 1 Repeat Expansion Analysis
Test Information: Confirmation of Clinical Diagnosis, Presymptomatic Testing
Test Details
Test Code: 6054
Special Notes: We recommend that genetic and/or psychological counseling be made available to all patients considering having confirmatory or predictive testing for SCA1.
Technical Information
Methodology: PCR-amplification followed by gel electrophoresis, Southern analysis
Gene Name: ATXN1
Protein Name: Ataxin-1
Sample & Shipping Information
Test Requisition: Molecular Diagnostics
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.

Turn Around Time: 21 days
Billing Information
List Price: *For Insurance or Institutional Prices, please call.
CPT Codes: 81403x1

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