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Test name


Autism Spectrum Disorders

Purpose of the test


This is a clinical test intended for Help: Diagnosis



Click Indication tab for more information.

How to order


Order URL Help: https://www.asperbio.com/asper-neurogenetics/autism-spectrum-disorders-ngs-panel/

Specimen source

Peripheral (whole) blood
Isolated DNA


Molecular Genetics
CSequence analysis of the entire coding region
Next-Generation (NGS)/Massively parallel sequencing (MPS)
  • Illumina NextSeq 500

Summary of what is tested

Click Methodology tab for more information.

Clinical utility


Not provided

Clinical validity


Not provided

Test services

  • Result interpretation
  • Custom Sequence Analysis
  • Clinical Testing/Confirmation of Mutations Identified Previously
  • Custom Deletion/Duplication Testing

Clinical resources

Practice guidelines

  • NCCN, 2014
    Genetic/familial high-risk assessment: breast and ovarian, version 1.2014.
  • ACMG, 2013
    Clinical genetics evaluation in identifying the etiology of autism spectrum disorders: 2013 guideline revisions.
  • ISCA, 2010
    Consensus statement: chromosomal microarray is a first-tier clinical diagnostic test for individuals with developmental disabilities or congenital anomalies.
  • ACMG, 2008
    Statement on guidance for genetic counseling in advanced paternal age
  • ACMG, 2008
    Clinical genetics evaluation in identifying the etiology of autism spectrum disorders
  • ACMG, 2005
    American College of Medical Genetics guideline on the cytogenetic evaluation of the individual with developmental delay or mental retardation

Consumer resources

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