KARS

OMIMHGNC

Synonym(s): KARS2, KARS1, DFNB89

Locus: 16q23.1

Protein: Lysine--tRNA ligase

 

Disorders

Tests

Test Type
Molecular (72)
Multi-Gene Panel (60)
Multi-Method Panel (26)
Test Method
Del/Dup (CNV) (34)
Methylation Analysis (1)
Mutation Scanning of Entire Coding Region (4)
Sequencing, Capillary (Sanger) (14)
Repeat Expansion / Contraction (1)
Sequencing, Next Gen (58)
Prenatal/Carrier
Prenatal (24)
Carrier (33)
Lab Location
USA(40)
Spain(5)
Estonia(2)
Germany(10)
United Kingdom(2)
Poland(3)
Portugal(4)
Greece(1)
Austria(1)
Finland(4)
 
TAT: contact lab
price: $1,201.00
Usher Syndrome
method(s): ◦ Sequencing, Next Gen 
Asper Biotech Ltd., Asper Biotech - Tartu, Estonia
TAT: 6-8 weeks
price: contact lab
OtoGenome™ Test for Hearing Loss and Related Syndromes (87 Genes)
method(s): ◦ Del/Dup (CNV) ◦ Sequencing, Capillary (Sanger) ◦ Sequencing, Next Gen 
Laboratory for Molecular Medicine, Partners HealthCare Personalized Medicine - Cambridge, MA, USA
TAT: 4-5 weeks
price: contact lab
KARS Sequence Analysis
method(s): ◦ Sequencing, Capillary (Sanger) 
Baylor Miraca Genetics Laboratories - Houston, TX, USA
TAT: 3-4 weeks
price: contact lab
KARS Familial Mutation/Variant Analysis
method(s): ◦ Sequencing, Capillary (Sanger) 
Baylor Miraca Genetics Laboratories - Houston, TX, USA
KARS Prenatal Sequence Analysis
method(s): ◦ Sequencing, Capillary (Sanger) 
Baylor Miraca Genetics Laboratories - Houston, TX, USA
TAT: 4-5 weeks
price: contact lab
KARS Deletion/Duplication Analysis
method(s): ◦ Del/Dup (CNV) 
Baylor Miraca Genetics Laboratories - Houston, TX, USA
TAT: 4-5 weeks
price: contact lab
KARS Sequence and Deletion/Duplication Analysis
method(s): ◦ Sequencing, Capillary (Sanger) ◦ Del/Dup (CNV) 
Baylor Miraca Genetics Laboratories - Houston, TX, USA
TAT: 7-8 weeks
price: contact lab
NGS of 5 genes: DNM2, GDAP1, KARS, MPZ, YARS.
method(s): ◦ Mutation Scanning of Entire Coding Region ◦ Sequencing, Next Gen 
Sistemas Genomicos, Medical Genetics Unit - Paterna, Spain
TAT: 9-10 weeks
price: contact lab
NGS of 34 genes: AARS, ARHGEF10, DNM2, DYNC1H1, EGR2, FGD4, FIG4, GARS, GDAP1, GDAP1L1, GJB1, HK1, HSPB1, HSPB8, KARS, KIF1B, LITAF, LMNA, LRSAM1, MED25, MFN2, MPZ, MTMR2, NDRG1, NEFL, PRX, PMP22, PRPS1, RAB7A, SBF2, SH3TC2, SPTLC1, TRPV4, YARS.
method(s): ◦ Mutation Scanning of Entire Coding Region ◦ Sequencing, Next Gen 
Sistemas Genomicos, Medical Genetics Unit - Paterna, Spain
TAT: 6-7 weeks
price: contact lab
Sanger sequencing of the KARS gene
method(s): ◦ Mutation Scanning of Entire Coding Region ◦ Sequencing, Capillary (Sanger) 
Sistemas Genomicos, Medical Genetics Unit - Paterna, Spain
TAT: >20 weeks
price: contact lab
Gene panel testing for Charcot-Marie Tooth/ Inherited peripheral neuropathies
method(s): ◦ Sequencing, Next Gen 
Bristol Genetics Laboratory - Bristol, United Kingdom
TAT: 12-16 weeks
price: $1,500.00
OtoSCOPE
method(s): ◦ Sequencing, Next Gen 
University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics, Molecular Otolaryngology and Renal Research Laboratories - Iowa City, IA, USA
Neuromuscular Diseases Panel
method(s): ◦ Sequencing, Next Gen 
Genomic Laboratory of the DNA Research Center LTD (Centrum Badań DNA sp z o.o.) - Poznań, Poland
Hearing Loss Panel
method(s): ◦ Sequencing, Next Gen 
Genomic Laboratory of the DNA Research Center LTD (Centrum Badań DNA sp z o.o.) - Poznań, Poland
Mitochondrial Disorders Panel
method(s): ◦ Sequencing, Next Gen 
Genomic Laboratory of the DNA Research Center LTD (Centrum Badań DNA sp z o.o.) - Poznań, Poland
Hereditary peripheral neuropathies including Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease (NGS panel for 74 genes)
method(s): ◦ Sequencing, Next Gen 
CGC Genetics - Porto, Portugal
TAT: contact lab
price: $1,502.00
Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease
method(s): ◦ Del/Dup (CNV) ◦ Sequencing, Next Gen 
Asper Biotech Ltd., Asper Biotech - Tartu, Estonia
TAT: 5-6 weeks
price: $1,950.00
CMT - Charcot-Marie-Tooth Neuropathy Multi-Gene NGS Panel
method(s): ◦ Sequencing, Next Gen 
InterGenetics - Diagnostic Genetic Center - Athens, Greece
Hereditary Neuropathies
method(s): ◦ Sequencing, Next Gen 
Merseyside & Cheshire Regional Genetics Laboratory - Liverpool, United Kingdom
TAT: 3-5 weeks
price: contact lab
Neuropathy, Motor and Sensory – Axonal
method(s): ◦ Sequencing, Next Gen 
MGZ München, Medizinisch Genetisches Zentrum München - München, Germany
TAT: 3-5 weeks
price: contact lab
Neuropathy
method(s): ◦ Sequencing, Next Gen 
MGZ München, Medizinisch Genetisches Zentrum München - München, Germany
TAT: 3-5 weeks
price: contact lab
Mitochondrial Diseases
method(s): ◦ Sequencing, Next Gen 
MGZ München, Medizinisch Genetisches Zentrum München - München, Germany
TAT: 3-5 weeks
price: contact lab
KARS-Related Intermediate Charcot-Marie-Tooth Neuropathy Test
method(s): ◦ Sequencing, Capillary (Sanger) ◦ Sequencing, Next Gen 
MGZ München, Medizinisch Genetisches Zentrum München - München, Germany
TAT: 4-6 weeks
price: contact lab
Hearing Loss, Nonsyndromic, Autosomal Recessive and X-Linked Panel
method(s): ◦ Sequencing, Next Gen 
CeGaT GmbH - Tübingen, Germany
TAT: 4-6 weeks
price: contact lab
Charcot-Marie-Tooth and Sensory Neuropathies Panel
method(s): ◦ Sequencing, Next Gen 
CeGaT GmbH - Tübingen, Germany
Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease (NGS panel for 43 genes)
method(s): ◦ Sequencing, Next Gen 
CGC Genetics - Porto, Portugal
Non syndromic deafness AD, AR and XL (NGS panel of 79 genes)
method(s): ◦ Sequencing, Next Gen 
CGC Genetics - Porto, Portugal
Syndromic and non syndromic deafness (NGS panel of 127 genes)
method(s): ◦ Sequencing, Next Gen 
CGC Genetics - Porto, Portugal
TAT: 3-4 weeks
price: $2,000.00
Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease NGS panel
method(s): ◦ Sequencing, Next Gen 
Connective Tissue Gene Tests - Allentown, PA, USA
TAT: 2-3 weeks
price: $1,500.00
Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease NGS panel
method(s): ◦ Del/Dup (CNV) 
Connective Tissue Gene Tests - Allentown, PA, USA
Charcot-Marie-Tooth (CMT) and Related Hereditary Neuropathies Panel Sequencing
method(s): ◦ Sequencing, Next Gen 
ARUP Laboratories, Molecular Genetics Laboratory - Salt Lake City, UT, USA
Charcot-Marie-Tooth (CMT) and Related Hereditary Neuropathies, PMP22 Deletion/Duplication with Reflex to Sequencing Panel
method(s): ◦ Del/Dup (CNV) ◦ Sequencing, Next Gen 
ARUP Laboratories, Molecular Genetics Laboratory - Salt Lake City, UT, USA
TAT: 2-4 weeks
price: contact lab
Comprehensive Cellular Energetics Defects (NextGen Sequencing Panel and Copy Number Analysis; 431 genes + mtDNA)
method(s): ◦ Del/Dup (CNV) ◦ Sequencing, Next Gen 
MNG Laboratories (Medical Neurogenetics, LLC.) - Atlanta, GA, USA
TAT: 2-4 weeks
price: contact lab
Charcot Marie Tooth Disease (NextGen Sequencing Panel and Copy Number Analysis; 55 Genes + mtDNA)
method(s): ◦ Del/Dup (CNV) ◦ Sequencing, Next Gen 
MNG Laboratories (Medical Neurogenetics, LLC.) - Atlanta, GA, USA
TAT: 2-4 weeks
price: contact lab
AXONAL Charcot Marie Tooth Disease (NextGen Sequencing Panel and Copy Number Analysis; 55 Genes + mtDNA)
method(s): ◦ Del/Dup (CNV) ◦ Sequencing, Next Gen 
MNG Laboratories (Medical Neurogenetics, LLC.) - Atlanta, GA, USA
TAT: 2-4 weeks
price: contact lab
DEMYELINATING Charcot Marie Tooth Disease (NextGen Sequencing Panel and Copy Number Analysis; 55 Genes + mtDNA)
method(s): ◦ Del/Dup (CNV) ◦ Sequencing, Next Gen 
MNG Laboratories (Medical Neurogenetics, LLC.) - Atlanta, GA, USA
TAT: 2-4 weeks
price: contact lab
Comprehensive Muscular Dystrophy/Myopathy (NextGen Sequencing Panel and Copy Number Analysis; 407 Genes + mtDNA)
method(s): ◦ Del/Dup (CNV) ◦ Sequencing, Next Gen 
MNG Laboratories (Medical Neurogenetics, LLC.) - Atlanta, GA, USA
TAT: 2-4 weeks
price: contact lab
Comprehensive Intellectual Disability (NextGen Sequencing Panel and Copy Number Analysis; 733 Genes)
method(s): ◦ Del/Dup (CNV) ◦ Sequencing, Next Gen 
MNG Laboratories (Medical Neurogenetics, LLC.) - Atlanta, GA, USA
TAT: 2-4 weeks
price: contact lab
Syndromic Intellectual Disability (NextGen Sequencing Panel and Copy Number Analysis; 577 genes)
method(s): ◦ Del/Dup (CNV) ◦ Sequencing, Next Gen 
MNG Laboratories (Medical Neurogenetics, LLC.) - Atlanta, GA, USA
TAT: 2-4 weeks
price: contact lab
Oxidative Phosphorylation (OXPHOS) Defects (NextGen Sequencing Panel and Copy Number Analysis; 232 genes + mtDNA)
method(s): ◦ Del/Dup (CNV) ◦ Sequencing, Next Gen 
MNG Laboratories (Medical Neurogenetics, LLC.) - Atlanta, GA, USA
Motor and Sensory Neuropathy Panel
method(s): ◦ Sequencing, Capillary (Sanger) ◦ Sequencing, Next Gen 
Mayo Clinic - Minnesota, Molecular Genetics Laboratory - Rochester, MN, USA
Peripheral Neuropathy Expanded Panel
method(s): ◦ Sequencing, Capillary (Sanger) ◦ Sequencing, Next Gen 
Mayo Clinic - Minnesota, Molecular Genetics Laboratory - Rochester, MN, USA
TAT: 4-5 Weeks
price: contact lab
KARS
method(s): ◦ Sequencing, Next Gen ◦ Sequencing, Capillary (Sanger) ◦ Del/Dup (CNV) 
Fulgent Diagnostics - Temple City, CA, USA
TAT: 4-6 Weeks
price: contact lab
Nuclear-Mito NGS Panel
method(s): ◦ Sequencing, Next Gen ◦ Sequencing, Capillary (Sanger) ◦ Del/Dup (CNV) 
Fulgent Diagnostics - Temple City, CA, USA
TAT: 3-4 weeks
price: $3,350.00
Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease NGS panel Comprehensive Test
method(s): ◦ Del/Dup (CNV) ◦ Sequencing, Next Gen 
Connective Tissue Gene Tests - Allentown, PA, USA
Motor Neuron Disorder and Related Diseases, Panel Massive Sequencing (NGS) 49 Genes
method(s): ◦ Sequencing, Next Gen 
Reference Laboratory Genetics - Hospitalet de Llobregat, Spain
TAT: 8-10 weeks
price: contact lab
NGS Hearing Loss Panel
method(s): ◦ Sequencing, Next Gen 
Greenwood Genetic Center Diagnostic Laboratories - Greenwood, SC, USA
TAT: 10-12 weeks
price: $1,290.00
ExoNIM Charcot ­- Marie­ - Tooth Syndrome
method(s): ◦ Sequencing, Capillary (Sanger) ◦ Sequencing, Next Gen 
NIMGenetics Genomics & Medicine. (New Integrated Medical Genetics). - Madrid, Spain
TAT: 3-4 weeks
price: $1,670.00
Charcot Marie Tooth - Comprehensive Deletion/Duplication Panel
method(s): ◦ Del/Dup (CNV) 
PreventionGenetics (Prevention Genetics), Clinical DNA Testing and DNA Banking - Marshfield, WI, USA
TAT: 3-4 weeks
price: $1,290.00
Charcot Marie Tooth - Demyelinating Neuropathy Deletion/Duplication Panel
method(s): ◦ Del/Dup (CNV) 
PreventionGenetics (Prevention Genetics), Clinical DNA Testing and DNA Banking - Marshfield, WI, USA
TAT: 3-4 weeks
price: $1,670.00
Charcot Marie Tooth - Axonal Neuropathy Deletion/Duplication Panel
method(s): ◦ Del/Dup (CNV) 
PreventionGenetics (Prevention Genetics), Clinical DNA Testing and DNA Banking - Marshfield, WI, USA
TAT: 3-5 weeks
price: $2,140.00
Charcot Marie Tooth - Comprehensive Sequencing Panel
method(s): ◦ Sequencing, Next Gen 
PreventionGenetics (Prevention Genetics), Clinical DNA Testing and DNA Banking - Marshfield, WI, USA
TAT: 3-5 weeks
price: $1,690.00
Charcot Marie Tooth - Demyelinating Neuropathy Sequencing Panel
method(s): ◦ Sequencing, Next Gen 
PreventionGenetics (Prevention Genetics), Clinical DNA Testing and DNA Banking - Marshfield, WI, USA
TAT: 3-5 weeks
price: $2,090.00
Charcot Marie Tooth - Axonal Neuropathy Sequencing Panel
method(s): ◦ Sequencing, Next Gen 
PreventionGenetics (Prevention Genetics), Clinical DNA Testing and DNA Banking - Marshfield, WI, USA
TAT: 3-5 weeks
price: $1,990.00
Comprehensive Neuropathy Sequencing Panel
method(s): ◦ Sequencing, Next Gen 
PreventionGenetics (Prevention Genetics), Clinical DNA Testing and DNA Banking - Marshfield, WI, USA
TAT: 3-4 weeks
price: $1,670.00
Comprehensive Neuropathy Deletion/Duplication Panel
method(s): ◦ Del/Dup (CNV) 
PreventionGenetics (Prevention Genetics), Clinical DNA Testing and DNA Banking - Marshfield, WI, USA
Charcot-Marie-Tooth (Neuropathie Charcot-Marie-Tooth)
method(s): ◦ Sequencing, Next Gen 
Praxis fuer Humangenetik Wien - Vienna, Austria
TAT: 3-4 weeks
price: contact lab
CMTRIB
method(s): ◦ Sequencing, Capillary (Sanger) ◦ Del/Dup (CNV) 
Centogene AG, Rare Disease Company - Rostock, Germany
TAT: 3-4 weeks
price: contact lab
Deafness, autosomal recessive type 89
method(s): ◦ Sequencing, Capillary (Sanger) ◦ Del/Dup (CNV) 
Centogene AG, Rare Disease Company - Rostock, Germany
TAT: 9-10 weeks
price: contact lab
CentoMito™ Comprehensive
method(s): ◦ Sequencing, Next Gen 
Centogene AG, Rare Disease Company - Rostock, Germany
TAT: 7-8 weeks
price: contact lab
CMT neuropathy panel
method(s): ◦ Del/Dup (CNV) ◦ Mutation Scanning of Entire Coding Region ◦ Sequencing, Next Gen 
Centogene AG, Rare Disease Company - Rostock, Germany
TAT: 3-5 weeks
price: $990.00
KARS-Related Disorders via the KARS Gene
method(s): ◦ Sequencing, Next Gen 
PreventionGenetics (Prevention Genetics), Clinical DNA Testing and DNA Banking - Marshfield, WI, USA
TAT: 3-4 weeks
price: $690.00
KARS-Related Disorders via the KARS Gene
method(s): ◦ Del/Dup (CNV) 
PreventionGenetics (Prevention Genetics), Clinical DNA Testing and DNA Banking - Marshfield, WI, USA
TAT: 3-4 weeks
price: contact lab
Charcot-Marie-Tooth Neuropathy Panel
method(s): ◦ Del/Dup (CNV) ◦ Sequencing, Next Gen 
Blueprint Genetics, Helsinki - Helsinki, Finland
TAT: 3-4 weeks
price: contact lab
Comprehensive Hearing Loss and Deafness Panel
method(s): ◦ Del/Dup (CNV) ◦ Sequencing, Next Gen 
Blueprint Genetics, Helsinki - Helsinki, Finland
TAT: 3-4 weeks
price: contact lab
Non-Syndromic Hearing Loss Panel
method(s): ◦ Del/Dup (CNV) ◦ Sequencing, Next Gen 
Blueprint Genetics, Helsinki - Helsinki, Finland
TAT: 3-4 weeks
price: contact lab
Syndromic Hearing Loss Panel
method(s): ◦ Del/Dup (CNV) ◦ Sequencing, Next Gen 
Blueprint Genetics, Helsinki - Helsinki, Finland
TAT: 3-4 weeks
price: contact lab
Charcot-Marie-Tooth Neuropathy Panel
method(s): ◦ Del/Dup (CNV) ◦ Sequencing, Next Gen 
Blueprint Genetics, San Francisco - San Francisco, CA, USA
TAT: 3-4 weeks
price: contact lab
Comprehensive Hearing Loss and Deafness Panel
method(s): ◦ Del/Dup (CNV) ◦ Sequencing, Next Gen 
Blueprint Genetics, San Francisco - San Francisco, CA, USA
TAT: 3-4 weeks
price: contact lab
Non-Syndromic Hearing Loss Panel
method(s): ◦ Del/Dup (CNV) ◦ Sequencing, Next Gen 
Blueprint Genetics, San Francisco - San Francisco, CA, USA
TAT: 3-4 weeks
price: contact lab
Syndromic Hearing Loss Panel
method(s): ◦ Del/Dup (CNV) ◦ Sequencing, Next Gen 
Blueprint Genetics, San Francisco - San Francisco, CA, USA
TAT: 2-4 weeks
price: contact lab
Comprehensive Intellectual Disability (NextGen Sequencing Panel and Copy Number Analysis; 733 Genes + Fragile X Repeat Expansion and Methylation)
method(s): ◦ Del/Dup (CNV) ◦ Methylation Analysis ◦ Repeat Expansion / Contraction ◦ Sequencing, Next Gen 
MNG Laboratories (Medical Neurogenetics, LLC.) - Atlanta, GA, USA