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Overview

Test name

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Huntington's disease: Triplet CAG Repeat expansion study (Huntington's disease)

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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Kindly contact us for a prior collection of any specimen or you can visit our website.
Order URL Help: http://geneticcentre.org

Specimen source

Amniocytes
Amniotic fluid
Bone marrow
Cell culture
Chorionic villi
Cord blood
Fetal blood
Fibroblasts
Fresh tissue
Isolated DNA
Peripheral (whole) blood
Product of conception (POC)

Methodology

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Molecular Genetics
TTargeted variant analysis
PCR with allele specific hybridization
  • Applied Biosystem - 2720

Summary of what is tested

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Clinical utility

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Establish or confirm diagnosis

Clinical validity

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Not provided

Test services

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  • Genetic counseling
  • Result interpretation
  • Custom Prenatal Testing
  • Custom mutation-specific/Carrier testing

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