MAPTZ - Overview: MAPT Gene, Sequence Analysis, 7 Exon Screening Panel

Test Catalog

Test Name

Test ID: MAPTZ    
MAPT Gene, Sequence Analysis, 7 Exon Screening Panel

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

Aiding in the diagnosis of frontotemporal dementia, progressive supranuclear palsy, corticobasal degeneration, and dementia with epilepsy


Distinguishing the diagnosis of frontotemporal dementia from other dementias, including Alzheimer dementia


Identifying individuals who are at risk of frontotemporal dementia

Special Instructions and Forms Library of PDFs including pertinent information and consent forms, specimen collection and preparation information, test algorithms, and other information pertinent to test

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)/DNA Sequencing Analysis

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


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

MAPT Gene, Sequencing Analysis

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

Frontotemporal dementia
Microtubule-associated protein tau
Pick's disease