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CASR Gene Sequencing and Del/Dup

New York
Approved


Genes

CASR

Conditions

  • Familial Hypocalciuric Hypercalcemia (FHH)
  • Familial Isolated Hyperparathyroidism (FIHP)
  • Familial Isolated Hypoparathyroidism (FIH)
  • Neonatal Severe Primary Hyperparathyroidism (NSHPT)

Clinical Utility

  • Distinguish FHH from primary hyperparathyroidism and other disorders of calcium homeostasis
  • Confirmation of a clinical diagnosis
  • To determine appropriate treatment, including avoidance of parathyroidectomy in FHH patients
  • Prenatal diagnosis in pregnancies at-risk for NSHPT

Lab Method

  • Capillary Sequencing
  • Deletion/Duplication Analysis

Test Code

TB31

CPT Codes*

81405x1

ABN Required

No

Turnaround Time**

4 weeks

Preferred Specimen

2-5 mL Blood - Lavender Top Tube

Alternative Specimen

Buccal Swabs | Dried Blood Spots

*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.

**Reporting times are typical and begin once the sample(s) are received at the GeneDx laboratory, but could be extended in situations outside GeneDx’s reasonable control.