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Dementia Panel


Genes

APP, DCTN1, GRN, MAPT, PRNP, PSEN1, PSEN2, SQSTM1, TARDBP, TREM2, TYROBP

Conditions

  • Frontotemporal Dementia (FTD)
  • Alzheimer Disease
  • Prion Disease

Clinical Utility

  • Molecular confirmation of a clinical diagnosis
  • Identification of at-risk family members
  • Assist with treatment/ management decisions
  • Recurrence risk assessment

Lab Method

  • Next-Gen Sequencing

Important Information

SAMPLES NOT ACCEPTED FROM INDIVIDUALS UNDER 18 YEARS OF AGE.

Test Code

T844

CPT Codes*

81404x1; 81405x2; 81406x2

ABN Required

No

Turnaround Time**

4 weeks

Preferred Specimen

2-5 mL Blood - Lavender Top Tube

Alternative Specimen

Buccal Swabs

*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.