Variant Names: 
Bone mineral density quantitative trait locus 18

Osteogenesis imperfecta (OI), or brittle bone disease, is a heritable disorder of connective tissue characterized by bone fragility and low bone mass. OI is clinically and genetically heterogeneous with severity varying from mild to perinatal lethal. Mutations in the COL1A1 and COL1A2 genes cause approximately 90% of OI cases. COL1A1 and COL1A2 encode the alpha 1 and alpha 2 procollagen chains of type I collagen.read more

Tests Available

By gene: PLS3
Next Generation Sequencing
$990
Test Code: 1899
Deletion / Duplication
$680
Test Code: 1900
NGS/Del Dup Comprehensive
$1,570
Test Code: 1901

Test Details

Technical Information
Genes: 
PLS3
Disease Groups: 
Osteogenesis Imperfecta and Low Bone Density Disorders
MIM: 
300910
Billing
Price: 
$990
CPT Codes: 
81479 x 1
Ordering
SKU:
1899
Turnaround Time: 
Typically 3 to 4 weeks from receipt of a sample in the laboratory. All cases involving ongoing pregnancies will be expedited.
Non-Prenatal Specimens: 
  1. Whole blood: purple-top (EDTA) tube, minimum of 3 ml
  2. Genomic DNA: minimum of 10 µg (at a concentration of at least 50 ng/µl)
  3. Fibroblasts: 4 confluent T-25 flasks
  4. Saliva: only samples collected in Oragene DNA Self-Collection Kit or Oragene Saliva Collection Kit for Young Children are accepted
Prenatal Specimens: 
  1. Cultured cells: 4 confluent T-25 flasks derived from amnio or CVS samples
  2. Genomic DNA: minimum of 10 µg (at a concentration of at least 50 ng/µl)
Shipping: 
Ship all specimen types at room temperature by overnight courier. Do not freeze.

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