Test Catalog

Test ID: MAPTZ    
MAPT Gene, Sequence Analysis, 7 Exon Screening Panel, Varies

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

Aiding in the diagnosis of frontotemporal dementia, progressive supranuclear palsy, corticobasal degeneration, and dementia with epilepsy

 

Distinguishing the diagnosis of frontotemporal dementia from other dementias, including Alzheimer dementia

 

Identifying individuals who are at risk of frontotemporal dementia

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)/DNA Sequencing Analysis

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

Yes

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

MAPT Gene, Sequencing Analysis

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

Frontotemporal dementia
Microtubule-associated protein tau
Pick's disease
Tau
Tauopathy
FTD
MAPTM