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This is a clinical test intended for Help: Diagnosis

Clinical summary


A disorder that results from a chromosomal abnormality. [from NCI]

Conditions tested

Target population


Not provided

Clinical validity


PMID: 21965346, 17637806


Not provided

Clinical utility


Establish or confirm diagnosis

  • Guidelines for molecular karyotyping in constitutional genetic diagnosis. - PubMed ID: 17637806

Practice guidelines

  • NSGC, 2021
    National Society of Genetic Counselors Position Statement: Prenatal Cell-Free DNA Screening

Consumer resources

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