Hereditary Pancreatitis Panel

 
Test code: GDJ899

Related gene(s): CASR, CFTR, CPA1, CTRC, PRSS1, SPINK1

Test description:

The Hereditary Pancreatitis Panel includes genes that are associated with hereditary pancreatitis and pancreatic cancer. This panel provides information that may help healthcare providers and patients make more informed medical decisions.

Conditions:

  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Hereditary Pancreatitis

 
Clinical utility:

  • Unexplained acute pancreatitis in early childhood or teenage years
  • Recurrent acute pancreatitis of unknown cause, especially before the age of 20
  • Chronic pancreatitis, especially before the age of 20

 
Lab method:

  • Deletion/duplication analysis
  • Next-Gen sequencing
  • Capillary Sequencing

Specimen Requirements

  • Preferred: 2-5 mL Blood – Lavender Top Tube
  • Alternative: Buccal Swabs, Fibroblasts (separate charge for cell culture may apply)

Ordering Information

  • CPT code(s):* 81479×1
  • Turnaround Time:** 3 weeks


*The CPT codes provided are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payer being billed.
**Reporting times are typical and begin once the sample(s) are received at the GeneDx laboratory, but could be extended in situations outside GeneDx’s reasonable control.


Resources

Hereditary Cancer Requisition
Hereditary Cancer Re-requisition
GeneDx Test Information Sheet (TIS)