Test Catalog

Test ID: FDP    
Familial Dysautonomia, Mutation Analysis, IVS20(+6T->C) and R696P, Varies

Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

Carrier screening for familial dysautonomia in individuals of Ashkenazi Jewish ancestry


Prenatal diagnosis of familial dysautonomia in at-risk pregnancies


Confirmation of a clinical diagnosis of familial dysautonomia in individuals of Ashkenazi Jewish ancestry

Reflex Tests Lists tests that may or may not be performed, at an additional charge, depending on the result and interpretation of the initial tests.

Test IDReporting NameAvailable SeparatelyAlways Performed
CULFBFibroblast Culture for Genetic TestYesNo
CULAFAmniotic Fluid Culture/Genetic TestYesNo
MATCCMaternal Cell Contamination, BYesNo

Testing Algorithm Delineates situations when tests are added to the initial order. This includes reflex and additional tests.

For prenatal specimens only: If amniotic fluid (nonconfluent cultured cells) is received, amniotic fluid culture/genetic test will be added and charged separately. If chorionic villus specimen (nonconfluent cultured cells) is received, fibroblast culture for genetic test will be added and charged separately. For any prenatal specimen that is received, maternal cell contamination studies will be added.

Special Instructions Library of PDFs including pertinent information and forms related to the test

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) Analysis

NY State Available Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.


Reporting Name Lists a shorter or abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test

Familial Dysautonomia, Mutation

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

Hereditary Sensory and Autonomic Neuropathy, Type III
Riley-Day Syndrome