Ordering Recommendation

Recommended initial test for suspected CMT1 or CMT1A. PMP22 gene deletion/duplication analysis is performed first. If negative or inconclusive, testing reflexes to sequencing of genes related to CMT and hereditary neuropathies.

Mnemonic
CMT REFLEX
Methodology

Multiplex Ligation-dependent Probe Amplification/Massively Parallel Sequencing

Performed

Varies

Reported

Within 2 weeks, if reflexed add 3-6 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), pink (K2EDTA), or yellow (ACD Solution A or B).

Specimen Preparation

Transport 3 mL whole blood. (Min: 2 mL)

Storage/Transport Temperature

Refrigerated.

Unacceptable Conditions
Remarks
Stability

Ambient: 72 hours; Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: Unacceptable

Reference Interval

By Report

Interpretive Data

Refer to report.

Compliance Statement C: For human genetic inheritable conditions and mutations. This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by ARUP Laboratories. The U. S. Food and Drug Administration has not approved or cleared this test; however, FDA clearance or approval is not currently required for clinical use. The results are not intended to be used as the sole means for clinical diagnosis or patient management decisions.

Counseling and informed consent are recommended for genetic testing. Consent forms are available online.

Note

Deletion/Duplication analysis is performed on all samples. If no large deletions or duplications are detected and/or results do not explain the clinical scenario, then sequencing of the Charcot-Marie-Tooth and Related Hereditary Neuropathy genes will be added. Additional charges apply. If reflexed, an additional 3-6 weeks is required to complete testing.

GENE TESTED BY MLPA: PMP22
GENES TESTED BY SEQUENCING: AARS, AIFM1, ATL1, ATP7A, BAG3, BICD2, BSCL2, CCT5, DCTN1, DHTKD1, DNAJB2, DNM2, DNMT1*, DYNC1H1, EGR2, ELP1, FBLN5, FGD4, FIG4, GAN, GARS, GDAP1, GJB1, GNB4, HARS, HEXA, HINT1, HOXD10, HSPB1, HSPB3, HSPB8, IGHMBP2, INF2, KARS, KIF1A, KIF1B, KIF5A, LAS1L, LITAF, LMNA, LRSAM1, MARS, MED25, MFN2, MORC2, MPZ, MTMR2, NDRG1, NEFL, NGF, NTRK1, PDK3, PLEKHG5, PMP22, PRNP, PRPS1, PRX, RAB7A, REEP1, RETREG1, SBF1, SBF2, SCN9A, SETX*, SH3TC2, SLC12A6, SLC5A7, SPTLC1*, SPTLC2, TDP1, TFG, TRIM2, TRPV4, TTR, WNK1, YARS

* One or more exons are not covered by sequencing for the indicated gene; see Additional Technical Information.

Hotline History
N/A
CPT Codes

81324; if reflexed, add 81448

Components
Component Test Code* Component Chart Name LOINC
2012156 Charcot-Marie-Tooth Reflex Specimen 31208-2
2012158 Charcot-Marie-Tooth (CMT) Reflex Interp 35464-7
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Aliases
  • Charcot-Marie-Tooth
  • CMT
  • CMT1
  • CMT1A
  • CMT2
  • CMT4
  • CMTX
  • Hereditary Motor Neuropathy (dHMN)
  • Hereditary Neuropathy
  • Hereditary Neuropathy with liability to Pressure Palsies (HNPP)
  • Hereditary Sensory and Autonomic Neuropathy (HSAN)
  • Hereditary Sensory Neuropathy (HSN)
Charcot-Marie-Tooth (CMT) and Related Hereditary Neuropathies, PMP22 Deletion/Duplication with Reflex to Sequencing Panel