Duchenne or Becker Muscular Dystrophy (DMD/BMD)
GTR Test Accession: Help GTR000509475.1
INHERITED DISEASEMUSCULOSKELETALNERVOUS SYSTEM ... View more
Last updated in GTR: 2014-01-17
Last annual review date for the lab: 2021-11-30 Past due LinkOut
At a Glance
Diagnosis; Mutation Confirmation; Screening
Duchenne muscular dystrophy; Becker muscular dystrophy
Genes (1): Help
DMD (Xp21.2-21.1)
Molecular Genetics - Deletion/duplication analysis: Multiplex Ligation-dependent Probe Amplification (MLPA)
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Ordering Information
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Center for Human Genetics, Inc
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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.
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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.
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Pre-test genetic counseling required: Help
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Post-test genetic counseling required: Help
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Conditions Help
Total conditions: 2
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 *
Deletion/duplication analysis
Multiplex Ligation-dependent Probe Amplification (MLPA)
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Clinical Information
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Diagnosis; Mutation Confirmation; Screening
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Technical Information
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Tests performed
Entire test performed in-house
Analytical Validity: Help
greater than 99%
Proficiency testing (PT):
Is proficiency testing performed for this test? Help
Yes

Method used for proficiency testing: Help
Intra-Laboratory
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Regulatory Approval
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