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Primary Hyperoxaluria Type 3 via the HOGA1 Gene

Summary and Pricing

Test Method

Sequencing and CNV Detection via NextGen Sequencing using PG-Select Capture Probes
Test Code Test Copy GenesTest CPT Code Gene CPT Codes Copy CPT Codes Base Price
HOGA1 81479 81479,81479 $990
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7251HOGA181479 81479,81479 $990 Order Options and Pricing

Pricing Comments

Testing run on PG-select capture probes includes CNV analysis for the gene(s) on the panel but does not permit the optional add on of exome-wide CNV analysis. Any of the NGS platforms allow reflex to other clinically relevant genes, up to whole exome or whole genome sequencing depending upon the base platform selected for the initial test.

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

This test is also offered via a custom panel (click here) on our exome or genome backbone which permits the optional add on of exome-wide CNV or genome-wide SV analysis.

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


  • Angela Gruber, PhD

Clinical Features and Genetics

Clinical Features

Primary hyperoxaluria (PH) is an autosomal recessive disorder of endogenous glyoxylate metabolism characterized by an accumulated urinary excretion of calcium oxalate (Rumsby 2008; Coulter-Mackie et al. 2002; Milliner et al. 2015). The increased oxalate excretion causes nephrolithiasis, nephrocalcinosis and renal failure followed by systemic oxalate deposition. The age at onset of PH ranges from the first year of life to adulthood with varied disease severity. AGXT-causative type 1 PH is the most severe form, accounting for up to 80% of genetically characterized PH patients (Hopp et al. 2015). GRHPR-causative type 2 PH is less severe than type 1, accounting for about 10% of genetically characterized PH patients. HOGA1-causative type 3 PH is the least severe, accounting for the remaining about 10% of genetically characterized PH patients.


Primary hyperoxaluria is an autosomal recessive disorder, which comprises three types depending on the causative genes: type 1 (AGXT), type 2 (GRHPR) and type 3 (HOGA1) (Hopp et al. 2015).

HOGA1 (formerly DHDPSL) has 7 coding exons that encode the 4-hydroxy-2-oxoglutarate aldolase, which catalyzes the final step in the metabolic pathway of hydroxyproline. Genetic defects of HOGA1 throughout the whole coding region include missense, nonsense, splicing site pathogenic variants and small deletion/insertions (Human Gene Mutation Database). Exon-level large deletions and duplications involving HOGA1 have not been reported.

Clinical Sensitivity - Sequencing with CNV PG-Select

In a sequencing study of 301 Primary Hyperoxaluria families (355 patients), defects in the AGXT, GRHPR and HOGA1 genes were found in 68.4%, 9.3% and 11% of these families, respectively (Hopp et al. 2015). The remaining 11.3% had no pathogenic variants found in these three genes.

Testing Strategy

This test provides full coverage of all coding exons of the HOGA1 gene, plus ~10 bases of flanking noncoding DNA. We define full coverage as >20X NGS reads or Sanger sequencing.

Indications for Test

Candidates for this test are patients with primary hyperoxaluria type 3. Testing is also indicated for family members of patients who have known HOGA1 mutations. This test may also be considered for the reproductive partners of individuals who carry pathogenic variants in HOGA1.


Official Gene Symbol OMIM ID
HOGA1 613597
Inheritance Abbreviation
Autosomal Dominant AD
Autosomal Recessive AR
X-Linked XL
Mitochondrial MT


Name Inheritance OMIM ID
Primary Hyperoxaluria, Type III AR 613616

Related Tests

Nephrolithiasis and Nephrocalcinosis Panel
Primary Hyperoxaluria Panel
Primary Hyperoxaluria Type 1 via the AGXT Gene


  • Coulter-Mackie M.B. et al. 2002. Primary Hyperoxaluria Type 1. In: Pagon RA, Adam MP, Bird TD, Dolan CR, Fong C-T, Smith RJ, and Stephens K, editors. GeneReviews™, Seattle (WA): University of Washington, Seattle. PubMed ID: 20301460
  • Hopp K. et al. 2015. Journal of the American Society of Nephrology. 26: 2559-70. PubMed ID: 25644115
  • Human Gene Mutation Database (Bio-base).
  • Milliner D.S. et al. 2015. Primary Hyperoxaluria Type 3. In: Pagon RA, Adam MP, Bird TD, Dolan CR, Fong C-T, Smith RJ, and Stephens K, editors. GeneReviews™, Seattle (WA): University of Washington, Seattle. PubMed ID: 26401545
  • Rumsby G. 2008. Primary Hyperoxaluria Type 2. In: Pagon RA, Adam MP, Bird TD, Dolan CR, Fong C-T, Smith RJ, and Stephens K, editors. GeneReviews™, Seattle (WA): University of Washington, Seattle. PubMed ID: 20301742


Ordering Options

We offer several options when ordering sequencing tests. For more information on these options, see our Ordering Instructions page. To view available options, click on the Order Options button within the test description.

myPrevent - Online Ordering

  • The test can be added to your online orders in the Summary and Pricing section.
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Requisition Form

  • A completed requisition form must accompany all specimens.
  • Billing information along with specimen and shipping instructions are within the requisition form.
  • All testing must be ordered by a qualified healthcare provider.

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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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