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Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (PAH) Panel, Sequencing and Deletion/Duplication, Multigene
2009345
Ordering Recommendation

Preferred test to confirm diagnosis of pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH), especially in those with known family history.

Mnemonic
PAH PANEL
Methodology
Massively Parallel Sequencing/Exonic Oligonucleotide-based CGH Microarray
Performed
Varies
Reported
10-12 weeks
New York DOH Approval Status
Specimens from New York clients will be sent out to a New York DOH approved laboratory, if possible.
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
 
Collect
Lavender (EDTA) or yellow (ACD Solution A or B). 
Specimen Preparation
Transport 3 mL whole blood. (Min: 1 mL) 
Storage/Transport Temperature
Refrigerated. 
Unacceptable Conditions
 
Remarks
Submit the Patient History Form for Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension with the Electronic Packing List. 
Stability
Ambient: 72 hours; Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: Unacceptable 
Reference Interval
By report
Interpretive Data
Refer to report.

Compliance Statement C: The performance characteristics of this test were validated by ARUP Laboratories. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has not approved or cleared this test. However, FDA approval or clearance is currently not required for clinical use of this test. The results are not intended to be used as the sole means for clinical diagnosis or patient management decisions. ARUP is authorized under Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) and by all states to perform high-complexity testing. Counseling and informed consent are recommended for genetic testing. Consent forms are available online.

Note
Genes tested: ACVRL1/ALK1, BMPR2, CAV1, EIF2AK4, ENG, KCNK3
CPT Code(s)
81405 x2 (BMPR2, ENG); 81406 x2 (BMPR2, ENG); 81479 x2
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
2009346PAH Pan. Seq/DelDup, Specimen
2009349PAH Pan. Seq/DelDup, Interp
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Aliases
  • 2003405 Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (BMPR2) Sequencing and Deletion/Duplication
  • ACVRL1/ALK1, BMPR2, CAV1, EIF2AK4, ENG, KCNK3