PGL/PCC (Paraganglioma/Pheochromocytoma) Panel

Forms and Documents

Test Details

  • A personal and/or family history of one or more paragangliomas or pheochromocytomas
  • A pattern of cancer in which individuals with similar or related cancers (see table below) are on one side of the family and spanning multiple generations
  • Deletion/Duplication Analysis
  • Next-Gen Sequencing


3 weeks
2-5 mL Blood - Lavender Top Tube
Buccal Swabs | Fibroblasts (separate charge for cell culture may apply)


81403x1, 81404x3, 81405x2
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*The CPT codes provided are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payer being billed.


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