SUMFZ - Overview: Multiple Sulfatase Deficiency, Full Gene Analysis

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Test Name

Test ID: SUMFZ    
Multiple Sulfatase Deficiency, Full Gene Analysis

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

Confirmation of multiple sulfatase deficiency for patients with clinical features


Identification of SUMF1 mutation to allow for genetic testing in family members

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

Testing includes full gene sequencing of the SUMF1 gene.

Reflex Tests Lists tests that may or may not be performed, at an additional charge, depending on the result and interpretation of the initial tests

Test IDReporting NameAvailable SeparatelyAlways Performed
CULFBFibroblast Culture for Genetic TestYesNo

Testing Algorithm Delineates situations when tests are added to the initial order. This includes reflex and additional tests.

If skin biopsy is received, fibroblast culture for genetic test will be added and charged separately.

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) Amplification/DNA Sequencing

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

SUMF1 Gene, Full Gene Analysis

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

Multiple Sulfatase Deficiency