SMPD1 Gene Sequencing

Forms and Documents

Test Details

  • Confirmation of a clinical diagnosis
  • Carrier testing in unaffected family members
  • Prenatal diagnosis in families with known mutation(s)
  • Capillary Sequencing Reflex to Exon Array CGH


6-7 weeks
2-5 mL Blood - Lavender Top Tube
Oral Rinse (30-40 mL)


  • 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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