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Childhood-Onset Epilepsy Panel
FORMS AND DOCUMENTS
- ADSL, CACNB4, CDKL5, CHRNA2, CHRNA4, CHRNA7, CHRNB2, CLN3, CLN5, CLN6, CLN8, CNTNAP2, CSTB, CTSD, EFHC1, EPM2A, FOLR1, FOXG1, GABRA1, GABRG2, GAMT, GATM, GOSR2, GRIN2A, KANSL1, KCTD7, LGI1, MAGI2, MBD5, MECP2, MEF2C, MFSD8, NHLRC1, NRXN1, PCDH19, PNKP, POLG, PPT1, PRICKLE1, SCN1A, SCN1B, SCN2A, SLC2A1, SLC9A6, SYN1, TBC1D24, TCF4, TPP1 (CLN2), UBE3A, ZEB2
- Adenylosuccinate Lyase Deficiency
- Alpers syndrome (Alpers-Huttenlocher syndrome)
- Angelman syndrome (AS)
- Angelman-like syndrome, X-linked syndromic mental retardation (Christianson type)
- Atypical Rett Syndrome
- Creatine Deficiency Syndromes
- Epilepsy and Mental Retardation Limited to Females
- Epilepsy with Variable Learning and Behavioral Disorders
- Generalized Epilepsy with Febrile Seizures Plus (GEFS+)
- Glucose Transporter Type I Deficiency Syndrome
- Juvenile Myoclonic Epilepsy
- Microcephaly with Early-Onset Intractable Seizures and Developmental Delay (MCSZ)
- Mowat-Wilson Syndrome
- Neuronal Ceroid Lipofuscinoses (NCL)
- Nocturnal Frontal Lobe Epilepsy, Autosomal Dominant
- Partial Epilepsy with Auditory Features, Autosomal Dominant
- Progressive Myoclonic Epilepsy
- Rett syndrome
- Clinical Utility:
- Molecular confirmation of a clinical diagnosis
- To assist with decisions about treatment and management of individuals with epilepsy
- Testing of at-risk relatives for specific known mutation(s) previously identified in an affected family member
- Prenatal diagnosis for known familial mutation(s) in at-risk pregnancies
- Lab Method:
- Exon Array CGH, Next-gen Sequencing
- Test Code:
- Turnaround Time:
- 4 weeks
- Preferred Specimen:
- 2-5 mL Blood - Lavender Top Tube
- CPT Codes:
- 81404x2, 81405x2, 81406x2, 81407x1
- New York Approved:
- ABN Required:
- Billing Information:
- View Neurology Billing Policy
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