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Test ID: HPKM    
Hereditary Pancreatitis, Known Mutation

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 in patients with chronic pancreatitis who also have a family member with a documented PRSS1 gene mutation


Screening of at-risk individuals 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.

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

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

Hered Pancreatitis, Known Mut

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

Cationic Trypsinogen Gene
Hereditary Pancreatitis