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Test ID: SDHDD    
Succinate Dehydrogenase (SDH) Gene, Deletion Detection

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


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 succinate dehydrogenase (SDH) disease, when familial mutations have been previously identified


Screening presymptomatic members of SDH 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

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

This test is only applicable if no mutation was found in the SDH genes or a molecular deletion has previously been identified in a family member of this individual. For additional guidance, please contact the laboratory genetic counselor at 800-533-1710.

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/Deletion Detection by Multiplex Ligation-Dependent Probe Amplification (MLPA)
(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

SDH Deletion Detection

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

SDH (Succinate Dehydrogenase) Gene