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Overview

Test order codeHelp: MELAS, MT-TL1

Test name

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MELAS, MT-TL1-Related (MELAS, MT-TL1)

Purpose of the test

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This is a clinical test intended for Help: Diagnosis, Mutation Confirmation, Risk Assessment, Screening

Condition

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How to order

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EDTA-blood, DNA, other peripheral whole blood samples (not frozen). Other specimen after consultation.
Order URL Help: http://www.labmed.de/en/requirements-1626.html

Specimen source

Isolated DNA
Paraffin block
Peripheral (whole) blood

Methodology

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Molecular Genetics
CSequence analysis of the entire coding region
Bi-directional Sanger Sequence Analysis
  • Applied Biosystems 3730 capillary sequencing instrument
TTargeted variant analysis
PCR-RFLP

Summary of what is tested

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Clinical utility

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Not provided

Clinical validity

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Not provided

Test services

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  • Clinical Testing/Confirmation of Mutations Identified Previously
  • Genetic counseling
  • Result interpretation
  • Custom mutation-specific/Carrier testing

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