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Test ID: DRPLA    
Dentatorubral-Pallidoluysian Atrophy (DRPLA) Gene Analysis

Secondary ID A test code used for billing and in test definitions created prior to November 2011

81801

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

Yes

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

Molecular confirmation of a diagnosis of dentatorubral-pallidoluysian atrophy (DRPLA) for symptomatic patients

 

Predictive testing for individuals with a family history of DRPLA and a documented expansion in the ATN1 gene in an affected family member

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)

(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

DRPLA Gene Analysis

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

Dentatorubral-Pallidoluysian Atrophy (DRPLA)
DRPLA (Dentatorubral-Pallidoluysian Atrophy)
Haw River Syndrome (HRS)
HRS (Haw River Syndrome)