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GTR Home > Tests > Spinocerebellar ataxia, autosomal recessive 1, 606002, Autosomal recessive (Spinocerebellar ataxia with axonal neuropathy type 2) (MLPA)

Performance Characteristics



  • Entire test performed in-house

Analytical Validity


MLPA has greater than 99% sensitive for detecting deletion and duplication variants in case of more than one prob is in the affected area. Sensitivity reduces to 95% for the CNV's detected just one prob. Copy number changes detected by only a single probe always require validation by another method.


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Proficiency Testing (PT)

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FDA Regulatory Clearances of the Test


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