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Test Order CodeHelp: Myotubular Myopathy, X-linked

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Laboratory's Test Page

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http://www.ggc.org/diagnostic/tests-costs/test-finder/test-finder.html?id=473

How To Order

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Order URL Help: http://www.ggc.org/diagnostic/tests-costs/test-finder/test-finder.html?id=473

Informed Consent Required Help: Decline to answer

Specimen Source

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  • Amniocytes
  • Amniotic fluid
  • Cell culture
  • Chorionic villi
  • Cord blood
  • Fibroblasts
  • Fresh tissue
  • Isolated DNA
  • Peripheral (whole) blood
  • Saliva
  • Skin

Test Codes

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Not provided

Test Orderable By

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  • Health Care Provider
  • Licensed Physician

Test services

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  • Clinical Testing/Confirmation of Mutations Identified Previously

Ordering Requirements

Genetic Counseling Required Pre-test Help
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Genetic Counseling Required Post-test Help
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Contact Policy

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  • Laboratory can only accept contact from health care providers. Patients/families are encouraged to discuss genetic testing options with their health care provider.

Suggested reading

  • Frase, 2016
    Dream On: The Pursuit to Cure Myotubular Myopathy Born out of a Mother's Vision

Practice guidelines

  • EuroGenetest, 2012
    Clinical utility gene card for: Centronuclear and myotubular myopathies.

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