CFTR - Gene Sequencing & Del/Dup analysis
GTR Test Accession: Help GTR000529267.2
REPRODUCTIVE HEALTHURINARY SYSTEM DISEASEINHERITED DISEASE ... View more
Last updated in GTR: 2021-01-08
Last annual review date for the lab: 2021-01-11 Past due LinkOut
At a Glance
Diagnosis; Mutation Confirmation; Pre-symptomatic; ...
Cystic fibrosis; Azoospermia; Oligospermia
Genes (1): Help
CFTR (7q31.2)
Molecular Genetics - Deletion/duplication analysis: Multiplex Ligation-dependent Probe Amplification (MLPA); ...
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Ordering Information
Offered by: Help
Amsterdam UMC Genome Diagnostics
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Test short name: Help
CFTR
Specimen Source: Help
  • Amniocytes
  • Amniotic fluid
  • Cell culture
  • Chorionic villi
  • Cord blood
  • Fetal blood
  • Fibroblasts
  • Fresh tissue
  • Frozen tissue
  • Isolated DNA
  • Peripheral (whole) blood
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Who can order: Help
  • Genetic Counselor
  • Licensed Physician
Lab contact: Help
Hans Gille, PhD, Staff
Contact Policy: Help
Laboratory can only accept contact from health care providers. Patients/families are encouraged to discuss genetic testing options with their health care provider.
How to Order: Help
Using our website
Order URL
Test service: Help
Clinical Testing/Confirmation of Mutations Identified Previously
Confirmation of research findings
Custom Sequence Analysis
Test additional service: Help
Custom mutation-specific/Carrier testing
Test development: Help
Test developed by laboratory but exempt from FDA oversight (eg. NYS CLEP approved, offered within a hospital or clinic)
Informed consent required: Help
No
Test strategy: Help
Bi-directional Sanger sequencing of selected exons
Pre-test genetic counseling required: Help
No
Post-test genetic counseling required: Help
Decline to answer
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Conditions Help
Total conditions: 3
Condition/Phenotype Identifier
Test Targets
Genes Help
Total genes: 1
Gene Associated Condition Germline or Somatic Allele (Lab-provided) Variant in NCBI
Methodology
Total methods: 3
Method Category Help
Test method Help
Instrument *
Deletion/duplication analysis
Multiplex Ligation-dependent Probe Amplification (MLPA)
Sequence analysis of select exons
Bi-directional Sanger Sequence Analysis
Targeted variant analysis
Bi-directional Sanger Sequence Analysis
* Instrument: Not provided
Clinical Information
Test purpose: Help
Diagnosis; Mutation Confirmation; Pre-symptomatic; Screening
Variant Interpretation:
What is the protocol for interpreting a variation as a VUS? Help
According CMGS guidelines

Will the lab re-contact the ordering physician if variant interpretation changes? Help
Not provided.
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Technical Information
Test Procedure: Help
positive results are confirmed on a separate DNA sample using bi-directional Sanger sequence or MLPA analysis
Test Confirmation: Help
positive results are confirmed on a separate DNA sample using bi-directional Sanger sequence or MLPA analysis
Availability: Help
Tests performed
Entire test performed in-house
Analytical Validity: Help
greater than 99 percent
Proficiency testing (PT):
Is proficiency testing performed for this test? Help
Yes

Method used for proficiency testing: Help
Formal PT program

PT Provider: Help
European Molecular Genetics Quality Network, EMQN
VUS:
Software used to interpret novel variations Help
Alamut

Laboratory's policy on reporting novel variations Help
According CMGS guidelines
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Regulatory Approval
FDA Review: Help
Category: FDA exercises enforcement discretion
Additional Information

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