Test Catalog

Test ID: XALDZ    
X-Linked Adrenoleukodystrophy, Full Gene Analysis

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

Confirming a diagnosis of X-linked adrenoleukodystrophy

 

Identifying a mutation in the ABCD1 gene

Genetics Test Information Provides information that may help with selection of the correct genetic test or proper submission of the test request

Testing includes full gene sequencing of the ABCD1 gene.

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

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

If skin biopsy is received, fibroblast culture for genetic test will be added and charged separately.

 

See Newborn Screen Follow-up for X-Linked Adrenoleukodystrophy in Special Instructions.

 

For more information, see Newborn Screening Act Sheet X-linked Adrenoleukodystrophy: Increased Very Long Chain Fatty Acids in Special Instructions.

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) Amplification/DNA Sequencing

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

X-ALD, Full Gene Analysis

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

ABCD1
Adrenomyeloneuropathy
XALDS
Peroxisome
Peroxisomal