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Test ID: VLCMS    
Very Long Chain Acyl-CoA Dehydrogenase Deficiency, Full Gene Analysis

NY State Approved Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.


Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

Confirmation of a diagnosis of very long chain acyl-CoA dehydrogenase (VLCAD) deficiency


Carrier screening in cases where there is a family history of VLCAD deficiency, but an affected individual is not available for testing or disease-causing mutations have not been identified

Special Instructions and Forms Describes specimen collection and preparation information, test algorithms, and other information pertinent to test. Also includes pertinent information and consent forms to be used when requesting a particular test

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)/DNA Sequencing Analysis
(PCR is utilized pursuant to a license agreement with Roche Molecular Systems, Inc.)

Reporting Name A shorter/abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test; an abbreviated test name

VLCAD Deficiency, Full Gene Analysis

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

ACADVL (Acyl-CoA Dehydrogenase Deficiency)
Very Long Chain Acyl-Coenzyme A Dehydrogenase Deficiency