Angelman Syndrome
Clinical Genetic Test
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GTR Test Accession: Help GTR000028902.2
Last updated in GTR: 2013-02-14
Last annual review date for the lab: 2023-09-05 LinkOut
At a Glance
Angelman syndrome
Molecular Genetics - Uniparental disomy study (UPD): Methylation-specific PCR
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Ordering Information
Lab contact: Help
Ana Heller, MSc, Laboratory Contact
+55 31-3284-8000
Sergio Pena, PhD, MD, FRCP(C), Lab Director
+55 3132848000
Contact Policy: Help
Pre-test email/phone consultation regarding genetic test results and interpretation is provided to patients/families.
How to Order: Help
Test service: Help
Clinical Testing/Confirmation of Mutations Identified Previously
Genetic counseling
Uniparental Disomy (UPD) Testing
Informed consent required: Help
Pre-test genetic counseling required: Help
Post-test genetic counseling required: Help
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Conditions Help
Total conditions: 1
Condition/Phenotype Identifier
Test Targets
Chromosomal regions/Mitochondria Help
Total chromosomal regions/mitochondria: 1
Chromosomal region/Mitochondrion Associated condition
Total methods: 1
Method Category Help
Test method Help
Instrument *
Uniparental disomy study (UPD)
Methylation-specific PCR
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Clinical Information
Test purpose: Help
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Technical Information
Test Comments: Help
Uniparental disomy study and loss of heterozygosity on chromosomal locus 15q11-q13
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Tests performed
Entire test performed in-house
Analytical Validity: Help
100% sensitive for methylation analysis
Proficiency testing (PT):
Is proficiency testing performed for this test? Help
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Regulatory Approval
FDA Review: Help
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Additional Information

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