NPC1/NPC2 Gene Sequencing

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Test Details

NPC1, NPC2
  • Confirmation of a clinical diagnosis
  • Carrier testing in unaffected family members
  • Prenatal diagnosis in families with known mutation
  • Capillary Sequencing

Ordering

581
4-5 weeks
2-5 mL Blood - Lavender Top Tube
Oral Rinse (30-40 mL)|Buccal Brushes

Billing

81406x1, 81404x1
No
Yes
  • 330.2 Cerebral degeneration in generalized lipidoses; Code first underlying disease, as: Fabry's disease (272.7), Gaucher's disease (272.7), Niemann-Pick disease (272.7), sphingolipidosis (272.7)
  • 272.2 Mixed hyperlipidemia, Broad- or floating-betalipoproteinemia, Combined hyperlipidemia, Elevated cholesterol with elevated triglycerides NEC, Fredrickson Type IIb or III hyperlipoproteinemia, Hypercholesterolemia with endogenous hyperglyceridemia, Hyperbetalipoproteinemia with prebetalipoproteinemia, Tubo-eruptive xanthoma Xanthoma tuberosum
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References

  1. Millat et al., (2005) Mol Genet Metab 86:220-232
  2. Park et al., (2003) Hum Mut 22:313
  3. Verot et al., (2007) Clin Genet 71:320-30
  4. Sevin et al., (2007) Brain 130:120-133
  5. Fernandez-Valero et al., (2005) Clin Genet 68 :245-254