Cockayne Syndrome (ERCC6) Targeted Testing
GTR Test Accession: Help GTR000552577.7
Last updated in GTR: 2024-04-23
Last annual review date for the lab: 2024-02-05 LinkOut
At a Glance
Cockayne syndrome type 2
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ERCC6 (10q11.23)
Molecular Genetics - Targeted variant analysis: Uni-directional Sanger sequencing
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Ordering Information
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DDC Clinic Molecular Diagnostics Laboratory
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ERCC6 Targeted
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  • Genetic Counselor
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**AMA CPT codes notice
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Heng Wang, MD, PhD, ABP, Lab Director
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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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To order, please complete the requisition that is on our website Please make sure to complete the billing information and billing and contact name. If possible, please obtain prior authorization before sending the sample to our laboratory. Send EDTA purple top tube overnight delivery to arrive Monday through Friday …
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Clinical Testing/Confirmation of Mutations Identified Previously
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Custom mutation-specific/Carrier testing
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Based on applicable state law
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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
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Instrument *
Targeted variant analysis
Uni-directional Sanger sequencing
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Technical Information
Test Comments: Help
Targeted testing is specifically for the Old Order Amish common pathogenic variants, ERCC6 c.2709+1G>T and c.1293_1320del.
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Tests performed
Entire test performed in-house
Analytical Validity: Help
99-100% Detection Rate
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