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Test ID: HP    
Hereditary Pancreatitis, Mutation Screen

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

Confirming the diagnosis of hereditary pancreatitis (HP) in patients with chronic pancreatitis


Ruling out HP in patients with chronic pancreatitis

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

Sequencing exons 2 and 3 of the cationic trypsinogen (PRSS1) gene only. Includes the following commonly observed mutations: R122H, R122C, N29I, and A16V.

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

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

Hered Pancreatitis, Mutation Screen

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

Cationic Trypsinogen Gene
Hereditary Pancreatitis