Medical Genetics Test Details
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Dystrophinopathies (DMD) tests available.
Becker Muscular Dystrophy | Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy | DMD-Associated Dilated Cardiomyopathy
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|DMD Deletion/Duplication Analysis|
|Test Information:||This test is indicated for:
Males with a clinical diagnosis or symptoms of Duchenne or Becker muscular dystrophy; Females who are at risk to be a carrier or have a family history of Duchenne or Becker muscular dystrophy; Individuals with previous deletion/duplication test results that do not clearly identify the breakpoints and size of the deletion or duplication.
Prenatal testing is available to females who carry an identified DMD mutation.
|Methodology:||High resolution array CGH to detect deletions and duplications which consists of overlapping probes covering the entire 2.2MB of the DMD gene.
|Test Type:||Deletion/Duplication Analysis|
|Sample & Shipping Information|
|Test Requisition:||Molecular Diagnostics|
|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 ambient temperature (18-25°C/64-77°F) in an insulated container by overnight courier. Do not heat or freeze.
|Turn Around Time:||28 days|
|List Price:||*For Insurance or Institutional Prices, please call.|
|CPT Codes:||81161 x 1|