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Glanzmann's Thrombasthenia Panel

Summary and Pricing

Test Method

Exome Sequencing with CNV Detection
Test Code Test Copy Genes Gene CPT Codes Copy CPT Codes
ITGA2B 81479,81479
ITGB3 81479,81479
Test Code Test Copy Genes Panel CPT Code Gene CPT Codes Copy CPT Code Base Price
10081Genes x (2)81479 81479(x4) $990 Order Options and Pricing

Pricing Comments

We are happy to accommodate requests for testing single genes in this panel or a subset of these genes. The price will remain the list price. If desired, free reflex testing to remaining genes on panel is available. Alternatively, a single gene or subset of genes can also be ordered via our Custom Panel tool.

An additional 25% charge will be applied to STAT orders. STAT orders are prioritized throughout the testing process.

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Turnaround Time

3 weeks on average for standard orders or 2 weeks on average for STAT orders.

Please note: Once the testing process begins, an Estimated Report Date (ERD) range will be displayed in the portal. This is the most accurate prediction of when your report will be complete and may differ from the average TAT published on our website. About 85% of our tests will be reported within or before the ERD range. We will notify you of significant delays or holds which will impact the ERD. Learn more about turnaround times here.

Targeted Testing

For ordering sequencing of targeted known variants, go to our Targeted Variants page.


Genetic Counselors


  • Siwu Peng, PhD

Clinical Features and Genetics

Clinical Features

Glanzmann Thrombasthenia (GT) is the most commonly inherited disorder of platelet function. Extensive phenotypic variability is seen with GT where mucocutaneous bleeding episodes are the most uniform symptom. Other clinical features may include hemorrhage, easy bruising, postpartum bleeding, and menorrhagia. Platelet count and morphology are typically normal in patients with GT making diagnosis more difficult (Nurden et al. 2013). Bleeding in patients affected with GT is due to loss of the integrin receptor complex CD41, also known as GpIIb/IIIa or the αIIbβ3 integrin complex, thereby preventing platelet binding to fibrinogen at sites of vessel injury. Onset age is directly correlated to the amount of functional CD41 integrin complex with severe cases displaying symptoms in early childhood. Platelet infusions and recombinant factor VIIa treatments have been shown to curtail symptoms (Coppola et al. 2004; Poon et al. 2004). Genetic testing is helpful for differential diagnosis of GT from other disorders displaying mucocutaneous bleeding and platelet function defects.


GT is inherited in an autosomal recessive manner through mutations in either the ITGB3 or ITGA2B genes. Causative variants are primarily missense affecting integrin complex formation or small deletions leading to frameshift and premature translation termination throughout both ITGB3 and ITGA2B (Jallu et al. 2010). The ITGB3 and ITGA2B proteins make up the αIIbβ3 integrin complex, also known as CD41 and GpIIb/IIIa. Activation of the αIIbβ3 integrin complex allows platelets to bind fibrinogen and join to form platelet plugs at sites of vessel injury (Nurden et al. 2013).

Clinical Sensitivity - Sequencing with CNV PGxome

Pathogenic variants in either ITGB3 or ITGA2B account for nearly all cases of GT. Analytical sensitivity for detection of pathogenic variants in both genes is >95%. Clinical sensitivity for patients with GT symptoms (absence of platelet aggregation and αIIbβ3 expression) is >95% (Fiore et al. 2012).

Testing Strategy

This test is performed using Next-Gen sequencing with additional Sanger sequencing as necessary.

This panel provides 100% coverage of all coding exons of the genes plus 10 bases of flanking noncoding DNA in all available transcripts along with other non-coding regions in which pathogenic variants have been identified at PreventionGenetics or reported elsewhere. We define coverage as ≥20X NGS reads or Sanger sequencing. PGnome panels typically provide slightly increased coverage over the PGxome equivalent. PGnome sequencing panels have the added benefit of additional analysis and reporting of deep intronic regions (where applicable).

Dependent on the sequencing backbone selected for this testing, discounted reflex testing to any other similar backbone-based test is available (i.e., PGxome panel to whole PGxome; PGnome panel to whole PGnome).

Indications for Test

All patients with bleeding disorders and failure of platelet function testing. Most patients have a positive family history. Patients with easy bruising, prolonged nosebleeds and menorrhagia are also candidates (Fiore et al. 2012).


Official Gene Symbol OMIM ID
ITGA2B 607759
ITGB3 173470
Inheritance Abbreviation
Autosomal Dominant AD
Autosomal Recessive AR
X-Linked XL
Mitochondrial MT


Name Inheritance OMIM ID
Glanzmann's Thrombasthenia AR 273800

Related Test



  • Coppola A. et al. 2004. Thrombosis and haemostasis. 92: 1450-2. PubMed ID: 15583755
  • Fiore M. et al. 2012. European journal of human genetics : EJHG. 20: N/A. PubMed ID: 22781097
  • Jallu V. et al. 2010. Human mutation. 31: 237-46. PubMed ID: 20020534
  • Nurden AT. et al. 2013. Seminars in thrombosis and hemostasis. 39: 642-55. PubMed ID: 23929305
  • Poon MC. et al. 2004. Journal of thrombosis and haemostasis : JTH. 2: 1096-103. PubMed ID: 15219192


Ordering Options

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If ordering a Duo or Trio test, the proband and all comparator samples are required to initiate testing. If we do not receive all required samples for the test ordered within 21 days, we will convert the order to the most effective testing strategy with the samples available. Prior authorization and/or billing in place may be impacted by a change in test code.

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