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Test Name

CAH (21-Hydroxylase Deficiency) Common Mutations

CPT Code(s)

81402

Physician Attestation of Informed Consent

This germline genetic test requires physician attestation that patient consent has been received if ordering medical facility is located in AK, DE, FL, GA, IA, MA, MN, NV, NJ, NY, OR, SD or VT or test is performed in MA.

Clinical Significance

This test identifies mutations in the 21-hydroxylase gene known to cause congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH). It is used to: 1) confirm or establish a diagnosis of CAH due to 21-OH deficiency; 2) identify genetic carriers of CAH; 3) evaluate the status of persons at risk to be affected by or carriers of CAH due to family history.

Methodology

Electrophoresis • Minisequencing • Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)

Limitations

This assay cannot detect mutations other than the 11 mutations tested for and this assay cannot detect deletions larger than, or of a size other than, the 30 kb deletion.

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CAH (21-Hydroxylase Deficiency) Common Mutations
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