Glutaryl-CoA dehydrogenase (GCDH) deficiency
Clinical Genetic Test
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GTR Test Accession: Help GTR000290707.3
Last updated in GTR: 2023-10-05
Last annual review date for the lab: 2023-10-12 LinkOut
At a Glance
Diagnosis; Mutation Confirmation
Glutaric aciduria, type 1
Genes (1): Help
GCDH (19p13.13)
Biochemical Genetics - Analyte: Metabolite levels; ...
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Ordering Information
Offered by: Help
Amsterdam UMC, Location AMC
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Test short name: Help
Glutaric aciduria type 1
Specimen Source: Help
  • Amniocytes
  • Cell culture
  • Chorionic villi
  • Cord blood
  • Fibroblasts
  • Frozen tissue
  • Isolated DNA
  • Peripheral (whole) blood
  • White blood cell prep
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Who can order: Help
  • Genetic Counselor
  • Health Care Provider
  • Licensed Physician
  • Physician Assistant
Test Order Code: Help
Glutaryl-CoA dehydrogenase deficiency (GCDH)
Contact Policy: Help
Laboratory can only accept contact from health care providers. Patients/families are encouraged to discuss genetic testing options with their health care provider.
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Test service: Help
Clinical Testing/Confirmation of Mutations Identified Previously
Custom Sequence Analysis
Test additional service: Help
Custom Prenatal Testing
Custom mutation-specific/Carrier testing
Test development: Help
Test developed by laboratory (no manufacturer test name)
Informed consent required: Help
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Pre-test genetic counseling required: Help
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Post-test genetic counseling required: Help
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Conditions Help
Total conditions: 1
Condition/Phenotype Identifier
Test Targets
Genes Help
Total genes: 1
Gene Associated Condition Germline or Somatic Allele (Lab-provided) Variant in NCBI
Total methods: 2
Method Category Help
Test method Help
Metabolite levels
Sequence analysis of the entire coding region
Bi-directional Sanger Sequence Analysis
Clinical Information
Test purpose: Help
Diagnosis; Mutation Confirmation
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Technical Information
Test Comments: Help
Genomic and cDNA sequencing
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Tests performed
Entire test performed in-house
Analytical Validity: Help
PCR-based sequencing detects >95% of the reported mutations in the GCDH gene. The sensitivity of DNA sequencing is over 99% for the detection of nucleotide base changes, small deletions and insertions in the regions analyzed.
Proficiency testing (PT):
Is proficiency testing performed for this test? Help
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Regulatory Approval
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