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In observance of the holidays, GeneDx will be closed for business on Thursday, December 25, 2014 and on Thursday, January 1, 2015. We will be unable to receive and process specimens. FedEx and UPS will also not be in operation. Except for the aforementioned dates, GeneDx will operate on our normal schedule (Monday-Saturday), including December 24th and December 31st.  If you have any questions or inquiries, please call us at 301-519-2100 or email us at zebras@genedx.com.

TTR Del/Dup

FORMS AND DOCUMENTS

TEST DETAILS

Genes:
TTR
Disorders:
Clinical Utility:
  • Confirmation of a clinical diagnosis
  • Differentiation between cardiac amyloidosis and other cardiomypopathies
  • Carrier testing in at-risk family members
  • Prenatal diagnosis
Lab Method:
Exon Array CGH

ORDERING

Test Code:
906
Turnaround Time:
3-4 weeks
Preferred Specimen:
2-5 mL Blood - Lavender Top Tube

BILLING

CPT Codes:
84311x1, 88271x10, 88291x1
New York Approved:
Yes
ABN Required:
Yes
Billing Information:
View Billing Policy
ICD Codes:
  • 277.3: Amyloidosis, unspecified Amyloidosis NOS
  • 425.7: Nutritional and metabolic cardiomyopathy; Code first underlying disease, as: amyloidosis (277.30-277.39), beriberi (265.0), cardiac glycogenosis (271.0), mucopolysaccharidosis (277.5), thyrotoxicosis (242.0-242.9)
  • 277.39: Other amyloidosis, Hereditary cardiac amyloidosi,s Inherited systemic amyloidosis, Neuropathic (Portuguese) (Swiss) amyloidosis, Secondary amyloidosis
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REFERENCES

  1. Sekijima et al. (2005) The biological and chemical basis for tissue-selective amyloid disease Cell 121, 73-85
  2. Hou et al. (2007) Transthyretin and familial amyloidotic polyneuropathy FEBS 274, 1637-50
  3. Seikijima Y et al. Transthyretin amyloidosis, In: GeneReviews. Last Update: March 15, 2006. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/bookshelf/br.fcgi?book=gene&part=tfap
  4. Saraiva, M.J.M. (2001) Transthyretin Mutations in Hyperthyroxinemia and Amyloid Disease Hum Mutat 17, 493-503
  5. Ando, Y. et al. (2005) Transthyretin-related Familial Amyloidotic Polyneuropathy Arch Neurol 62, 1057-62
  6. Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man. www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/sites/entrez?db=OMIM
  7. Holmgren G et al. Homozygosity for the transthyretin-met30-gene in seven individuals with familial amyloidosis with polyneuropathy detected by restriction enzyme analysis of amplified genomic DNA sequences. Clin. Genet. 41: 39-41, 1992
  8. Ikeda S et al. Asymptomatic homozygous gene carrier in a family with type I familial amyloid polyneuropathy. Europ. Neurol. 32: 308-313, 1992
  9. Holmgren G et al. Geographical distribution of TTR met-30 carriers in northern Sweden: discrepancy between carrier frequency and prevalence rate. J. Med. Genet. 31: 351-354, 1994
  10. Coelho T et al. A study of 159 Portuguese patients with familial amyloidotic polyneuropathy (FAP) whose parents were both unaffected. J. Med. Genet. 31: 293-299, 1994
  11. Jacobson DR et al. Variant-sequence transthyretin (isoleucine 122) in late-onset cardiac amyloidosis in Black Americans. New Eng. J. Med. 336: 466-473, 1997

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