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EIF2B5 - Related Leukoencephalopathy with Vanishing White Matter tests available.

Leukoencephalopathy with Vanishing White Matter | EIF2B5-Related Childhood Ataxia with Central Nervous System Hypomyelination/Vanishing White Matter

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Diagnostic Testing Familial Mutation/Variant Analysis Mutation Testing General Population Prenatal Diagnosis Presymptomatic Testing
Sequence Analysis EIF2B5 Sequence Analysis
Test Code: 6210
EIF2B5 Sequence Analysis
Test Code: 6215

This test can only be performed if there is a previously identified familial mutation.
EIF2B5 Sequence Analysis
Test Code: 6220

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.


EIF2B5 Sequence Analysis
Test Information: Confirmation of Clinical Diagnosis, Carrier Testing
Test Details
Test Code: 6210
Special Notes: If the mutation to be tested in this individual is one previously identified in an affected family member, please order test (#6215). Please see detailed requirements under this test code.
Technical Information
Methodology: Sequence analysis is performed in both forward and reverse directions
Gene Name: EIF2B
Protein Name: Translation initiation factor eIF-2B subunit epsilon
Test Type: Sequence Analysis
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: 28 days
Billing Information
List Price: *For Insurance or Institutional Prices, please call.
CPT Codes: 81406x1


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