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GTR Home > Tests > Genomic UnityⓇ Ataxia Repeat Expansion Analysis (STR analysis of 13 loci)

Overview

Test order codeHelp: NR003

Test name

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Genomic UnityⓇ Ataxia Repeat Expansion Analysis (STR analysis of 13 loci)

Purpose of the test

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This is a clinical test intended for Help: Diagnosis

Condition

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How to order

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Genomic Unity Ataxia Repeat Expansion Analysis orders are initiated at https://www.variantyx.com/resources/provider-resources/order-forms/. Following submission, a clinical coordinator will get in touch to send a blood or saliva sample collection kit if required and facilitate collection of the test requisition and informed consent forms.
Order URL Help: https://www.variantyx.com/resources/provider-resources/order-forms/

Specimen source

Isolated DNA
Peripheral (whole) blood
Saliva

Methodology

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Molecular Genetics
DDeletion/duplication analysis
Next-Generation (NGS)/Massively parallel sequencing (MPS)
XMutation scanning of select exons
Tandem repeat expansion
CSequence analysis of the entire coding region
Next-Generation (NGS)/Massively parallel sequencing (MPS)

Summary of what is tested

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Clinical utility

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Not provided

Clinical validity

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Testing strategy

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When results are not positive, there is an option to reflex up to Genomic UnityⓇ Exome Analysis or Genomic UnityⓇ Exome Plus Analysis, and Genomic UnityⓇ Whole Genome Analysis. 000 Genomic Unity Ataxia Repeat Expansion Analysis orders are initiated at https://www.variantyx.com/resources/provider-resources/order-forms/. Following submission, a clinical coordinator will get in touch to send a blood or saliva sample collection kit if required and facilitate collection of the test requisition and informed consent forms.

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