Test for CLN6-Related Neuronal Ceroid-Lipofuscinosis
Clinical Genetic Test
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GTR Test Accession: Help GTR000226663.2
INHERITED DISEASEMETABOLIC DISEASENERVOUS SYSTEM ... View more
Last updated in GTR: 2012-09-27
Last annual review date for the lab: 2022-10-27 Past due LinkOut
At a Glance
Diagnosis
Ceroid lipofuscinosis, neuronal, 6A
Genes (1): Help
CLN6 (15q23)
Molecular Genetics - Sequence analysis of the entire coding region: Bi-directional Sanger Sequence Analysis
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Ordering Information
Offered by: Help
Genome Diagnostics Laboratory
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Specimen Source: Help
Who can order: Help
  • Health Care Provider
Lab contact: Help
Leslie Steele, MSc, Co-ordinator
leslie.steele@sickkids.ca
416-813-7200 ext 1
Contact Policy: Help
Laboratory can only accept contact from health care providers. Patients/families are encouraged to discuss genetic testing options with their health care provider.
Test service: Help
Clinical Testing/Confirmation of Mutations Identified Previously
Test additional service: Help
Custom mutation-specific/Carrier testing
Custom Prenatal Testing
Test development: Help
Test developed by laboratory (no manufacturer test name)
Informed consent required: Help
Decline to answer
Pre-test genetic counseling required: Help
Decline to answer
Post-test genetic counseling required: Help
Decline to answer
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Conditions Help
Total conditions: 1
Condition/Phenotype Identifier
Test Targets
Genes Help
Total genes: 1
Gene Associated Condition Germline or Somatic Allele (Lab-provided) Variant in NCBI
Methodology
Total methods: 1
Method Category Help
Test method Help
Instrument *
Sequence analysis of the entire coding region
Bi-directional Sanger Sequence Analysis
* Instrument: Not provided
Clinical Information
Test purpose: Help
Diagnosis
Variant Interpretation:
What is the protocol for interpreting a variation as a VUS? Help
Novel variations are evaluated using a variety of algorithms including splice site analysis, sequence conservation within species and isoforms and functional estimation (i.e. SIFT, Polyphen, AlignGVGD & Mutation Taster). If the variation cannot be placed into a pathogenic or non-pathogenic state, further studies including evaluation of family members and/or assessing … View more

Are family members with defined clinical status recruited to assess significance of VUS without charge? Help
Yes.

Will the lab re-contact the ordering physician if variant interpretation changes? Help
No.
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Technical Information
Availability: Help
Tests performed
Entire test performed in-house
Analytical Validity: Help
PCR-based sequencing detects 99% of the reported mutations in the CLN6 gene. The sensitivity of DNA sequencing is over 99% for the detection of nucleotide base changes, small deletions, insertions and indels in the region analyzed.
Proficiency testing (PT):
Is proficiency testing performed for this test? Help
Yes

Method used for proficiency testing: Help
Inter-Laboratory
VUS:
Software used to interpret novel variations Help
SIFT, POLYPHEN2, Align GVGD, Mutation Taster, Splicing Programs

Laboratory's policy on reporting novel variations Help
They are reported as such
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Regulatory Approval
FDA Review: Help
Category: Not Applicable
Additional Information

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