Prader-Willi syndrome

Order Code: 333781

CPT Codes:  81331, G0452

Indication:  Carrier Screening; Clinical Diagnosis; Prenatal Diagnosis

Required Patient Information:  Personal and Family History of clinical symptoms and/or previous test results (if any)

Turn Around Time:  7-14 days

Specimen type:  Whole Blood

Methodology: Methylation pattern for the promoter region of the SNRPN gene will be used to determine presence or absence of the maternal and paternal alleles. This assay will detect nearly 100% of patients with Prader-Willi Syndrome (PWS).