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GTR Home > Tests > Tuberous Sclerosis Type 2 (TSC2)

Overview

Test name

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Tuberous Sclerosis Type 2 (TSC2)

Purpose of the test

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

Condition

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How to order

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Blood collected in lavender top collection tubes or extracted DNA should be submitted along with a completed Molecular DNA Test Requisition form.
Order URL Help: http://www.chginc.org/

Specimen source

Amniocytes
Amniotic fluid
Chorionic villi
Cord blood
Fibroblasts
Isolated DNA
Peripheral (whole) blood

Methodology

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Molecular Genetics
DDeletion/duplication analysis
Multiplex Ligation-dependent Probe Amplification (MLPA)
CSequence analysis of the entire coding region
Bi-directional Sanger Sequence Analysis

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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  • Custom Prenatal Testing

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