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Test ID: VHLKP    
Von Hippel-Lindau (VHL) Gene, 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

Diagnosis of suspected von Hippel-Lindau disease, when familial mutations have been previously identified


Screening presymptomatic members of von Hippel-Lindau families, when familial mutations have been previously identified


Tailoring optimal tumor-surveillance strategies for patients, when used in conjunction with phenotyping, when familial mutations have been previously identified

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Test IDReporting NameAvailable SeparatelyAlways Performed
VHLKMVHL Known MutationNoNo
VHLMQVHL Known Mutation SequencingNoNo

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

Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) Amplification/DNA Sequencing

(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

VHL Known Mutation

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

VHL (von Hippel-Lindau) Gene
von Hippel Lindau tumor suppressor
von Hippel Lindau familial cancer syndrome
retinal angioma
cerebellar hemanioblastoma
clear-cell rrenal cell carcinoma
spinal hemangioblastoma