FAQ about Clinical Testing


Q: Does Otogenetics bill to the patients insurance provider?

A: This is answered on a case-by-case basis. Please call Otogenetics at 1-855-686-4363 to discuss in more detail.

Q: How much does a test cost?

A: This is dependent upon many factors and the price will vary depending on the test, number of samples and whether bioinformatic analysis is required,

Q: What genes are tested in the DA3 panel?

A: The gene list can be downloaded here.

Q: What are the sample requirements?

A: 5 mL whole blood or saliva sample by saliva collection kit is required.

Q: What is the turnaround time?

A: Typical turnaround time is 5 to 6 weeks.

Q: How should I ship samples?

A: Saliva and blood can be shipped at room temperature, however we suggest that when shipping blood that it be chilled with blue ice.