STAT Epilepsy Panel

New York
Approved


Genes

ALDH7A1, ARX, BRAT1, CACNA1E, CDKL5, FOLR1, GLDC, KCNQ2, KCNQ3, KCNT1, MECP2, MEF2C, PCDH19, PNPO, POLG, SCN1A, SCN1B, SCN2A, SCN8A, SLC19A3, SLC2A1, SLC6A8, SPTAN1, STXBP1, TPP1, TSC1, TSC2

Conditions

  • Early-Onset Epileptic Encephalopathy and/or Infantile Spasms
  • Epilepsy and Mental Retardation Limited to Females
  • Generalized Epilepsy with Febrile Seizures Plus (GEFS+)
  • Glucose Transporter Type I Deficiency Syndrome
  • Alpers syndrome (Alpers-Huttenlocher syndrome)
  • Ohtahara Syndrome
  • Progressive Myoclonic Epilepsy
  • Pyridoxine Dependent Seizures
  • Rett syndrome
  • Atypical Rett Syndrome
  • West Syndrome
  • Benign Familial Neonatal-Infantile Seizures (BFNIS)
  • Benign Familial Neonatal Seizures (BFNS)

Clinical Utility

  • Molecular confirmation of a clinical diagnosis
  • To assist with decisions about treatment and management of individuals with epilepsy
  • Testing of at-risk relatives for specific known mutation(s) previously identified in an affected family member
  • Prenatal diagnosis for known familial mutation(s) in at-risk pregnancies

Lab Method

  • Next-Gen Sequencing
  • Deletion/Duplication Analysis

Test Code

814

CPT Codes*

81405x2, 81406x3, 81407x1

ABN Required

No

Turnaround Time**

2 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.