Johns Hopkins DNA Diagnostic Laboratory

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Bannayan-Riley-Ruvalcaba Syndrome (BRRS)

Gene:     PTEN 
Test:   Sequencing of a portion of the the promoter and the coding regions of PTEN
     
CPT Code:
  81321
Sensitivity:    About 50% (17 to 80%) of BRRS patients have PTEN mutations detectable by sequence analysis.  About 3% of Cowden syndrome & BRRS patients who are sequence negative for PTEN mutations, have PTEN deletions that cannot be detected by sequence analysis.
Cost:   $1434
Turn Around Time:    2 to 3 weeks
Special Considerations:   Clinical history on affected individual is requested.  
     

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Additional information on BRRS:
            For Families
            For Health Care Professionals

 Link to Patient and Family Page for general resources on genetic testing.