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Test ID: YMICR    
Y Chromosome Microdeletions, Molecular Detection

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

82992

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

Evaluating men with azoospermia, severe oligozoospermia, or otherwise unexplained male factor infertility

Genetics Test Information Provides information that may help with selection of the correct test or proper submission of the test request

Tests for the presence of microdeletions in the AZFa, AZFb, and AZFc regions of the Y chromosome.

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) is used to test DNA for the presence of microdeletions of the Y chromosome (region AZFa, AZFb, and AZFc).
(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

Y Microdeletion