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GTR Test Accession: Help GTR000567651.1
Last updated in GTR: 2019-06-03
Last annual review date for the lab: 2023-08-03 LinkOut
At a Glance
Dentatorubral-pallidoluysian atrophy; Spinocerebellar ataxia type 10; Spinocerebellar ataxia type 12; ...
Genes (6): Help
ATN1 (12p13.31), ATXN10 (22q13.31), ATXN8 (13q21), NOP56 (20p13), PPP2R2B (5q32), ...
Molecular Genetics - Targeted variant analysis: Trinucleotide repeat by PCR or Southern Blot
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Ordering Information
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MNG Laboratories (Medical Neurogenetics, LLC.)
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Test short name: Help
Specimen Source: Help
  • Amniocytes
  • Buccal swab
  • Cell culture
  • Fibroblasts
  • Fresh tissue
  • Frozen tissue
  • Isolated DNA
  • Peripheral (whole) blood
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Who can order: Help
  • Genetic Counselor
  • Health Care Provider
  • Licensed Physician
  • Physician Assistant
  • Registered Nurse
CPT codes: Help
**AMA CPT codes notice
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
Identify the test you need with our test name or test code search, and print the test requisition form.

Request the appropriate sample collection kit from MNG, or use your own for sample collection.

Ship us the sample(s) overnight—free inbound and return FedEx Priority Overnight® shipping …
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Test service: Help
Clinical Testing/Confirmation of Mutations Identified Previously
Custom Sequence Analysis
Result interpretation
Test additional service: Help
Custom mutation-specific/Carrier testing
Informed consent required: Help
Based on applicable state law
Pre-test genetic counseling required: Help
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Post-test genetic counseling required: Help
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Conditions Help
Total conditions: 6
Condition/Phenotype Identifier
Test Targets
Genes Help
Total genes: 6
Gene Associated Condition Germline or Somatic Allele (Lab-provided) Variant in NCBI
Total methods: 1
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Test method Help
Targeted variant analysis
Trinucleotide repeat by PCR or Southern Blot
Applied Biosystems 3730 capillary sequencing instrument
Clinical Information
Test purpose: Help
Variant Interpretation:
What is the protocol for interpreting a variation as a VUS? Help
Variants are identified and evaluated using a proprietary collection of bioinformatic tools and comprehensively interpreted.

Will the lab re-contact the ordering physician if variant interpretation changes? Help
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Technical Information
Test Platform:
None/not applicable
Availability: Help
Tests performed
Entire test performed in-house
Analytical Validity: Help
100 percent sensitivity and specificity based on CAP annual proficiency testing
Proficiency testing (PT):
Is proficiency testing performed for this test? Help

Method used for proficiency testing: Help
Formal PT program

PT Provider: Help
American College of Medical Genetics / College of American Pathologists, ACMG/CAP
Software used to interpret novel variations Help
A proprietary collection of bioinformatics tools.

Laboratory's policy on reporting novel variations Help
Following extensive investigation, variants that cannot be located in published literature or databases are reported as novel variations.
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Regulatory Approval
FDA Review: Help
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Additional Information

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