C9orf72 GGGGCC Repeat Expansion

C9orf72 GGGGCC Repeat Expansion

Purpose: To detect expansion of Hexonucleotide repeat causing Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) and FTP.
CPT Codes: 81479
Methodology: Capillary Electrophoresis
Turnaround Time: 14 days
Specimen: Blood
Forms: For all Neurogenetics and Mitochondrial Testing, the required Test Requisition and Consent Forms can be requested by email at PGMInquiry@cumc.columbia.edu or contact the Columbia University Laboratory of Personalized Genomic Medicine at (212)305-9706.