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Optic Atrophy Evaluation (OPA1) #490
Type of Disorder: Neuromuscular Disorders
Typical Presentation: Decreased visual acuity, color vision abnormalities, visual field defects, pallor of the optic nerve head
Disease(s) tested for: Autosomal Dominant Optic Atrophy, Optic Neuropathy
Test Details
Test Code: 490
Informed Consent Required: Yes
Technical Information
Utility: Identifies mutations in the OPA1 gene
Methodology: PCR and DNA Sequencing
Reference Value: No mutations detected
CPT Coding
The CPT codes provided are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payer being billed.
CPT 2013: 81407(1)
Shipping Considerations
Please label each specimen tube with two forms of patient identification. These forms of identification must also appear on the requisition form.
Preferred Specimen Requirements
Type: Whole blood
Minimum Volume: 10 ml
Collection Tube: lavender top
Storage Conditions: refrigerate
Shipping Conditions: ship overnight
Test Turnaround: 28-42 days
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