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Test ID: FAPKM    
Familial Adenomatous Polyposis (FAP) Known Mutation

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

83001

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

Conditional

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

Predictive testing for familial adenomatous polyposis when a mutation has been identified in an affected family member

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

Documentation of the specific familial mutation must be provided with the specimen in order to perform this test.

Testing Algorithm Delineates situation(s) when tests are added to the initial order. This includes reflex and additional tests.

 

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

DNA Sequencing or Dosage Analysis by Multiplex Ligation-Dependent Probe Amplification (MLPA) (Test is used for detecting the presence of a specific mutation previously identified in an affected family member.)
(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

FAP Known Mutation

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

APC (Adenomatous Polyposis Coli)
Gardner's Syndrome