Caffey disease (MIM 114000) including infantile and prenatal cortical hyperostosis is an autosomal dominant disorder.  It is characterized by massive subperiosteal bone formation.  Caffey disease has a variable prognosis that is dependent on the age of presentation.  Infantile cortical hyperostosis is a benign disorder usually presenting before 5 months of age.  The acute manifestations in infantile cortical hyperostosis are typically inflammatory inread more

Tests Available

By gene: COL1A1
Next Generation Sequencing
Test Code: 1071
Deletion / Duplication
Test Code: 2449
NGS/Del Dup Comprehensive
Test Code: 2450

Test Details

Technical Information
Disease Groups: 
Osteopetrosis and High Bone Density Disorders
CPT Codes: 
81408 x 1
Turnaround Time: 
Typically 2 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: a minimum of 3 µg (at a concentration of at least 30 ng/µl)
  3. Fibroblasts: 2 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: 2 confluent T-25 flasks derived from amnio or CVS samples
  2. Genomic DNA: a minimum of 3 µg (at a concentration of at least 30 ng/µl)
Ship all specimen types at room temperature by overnight courier. Do not freeze.

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