Panel on demand
Clinical Genetic Test
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GTR Test Accession: Help GTR000552440.1
INHERITED DISEASECANCERNERVOUS SYSTEM ... View more
Last updated in GTR: 2016-12-15
Last annual review date for the lab: 2024-03-13 LinkOut
At a Glance
Diagnosis
Idiopathic generalized epilepsy; Absence seizure; Ataxia with myoclonic epilepsy and presenile dementia; ...
Genes (1): Help
SCN1A (2q24.3)
Molecular Genetics - Deletion/duplication analysis: Next-Generation (NGS)/Massively parallel sequencing (MPS); ...
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Ordering Information
Offered by: Help
MGZ Medical Genetics Center
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Specimen Source: Help
  • Amniotic fluid
  • Buccal swab
  • Cell culture
  • Chorionic villi
  • Cord blood
  • Dried blood spot (DBS) card
  • Fetal blood
  • Fibroblasts
  • Fresh tissue
  • Frozen tissue
  • Paraffin block
  • Peripheral (whole) blood
  • Product of conception (POC)
  • Urine
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Who can order: Help
  • Genetic Counselor
  • Health Care Provider
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.
How to Order: Help
Test service: Help
Clinical Testing/Confirmation of Mutations Identified Previously
Genetic counseling
Identity Testing
Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis (PGD)
Result interpretation
Uniparental Disomy (UPD) Testing
X-Chromosome Inactivation Studies
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: 25
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: 2
Method Category Help
Test method Help
Instrument *
Deletion/duplication analysis
Next-Generation (NGS)/Massively parallel sequencing (MPS)
Sequence analysis of the entire coding region
Next-Generation (NGS)/Massively parallel sequencing (MPS)
* Instrument: Not provided
Clinical Information
Test purpose: Help
Diagnosis
Variant Interpretation:
Will the lab re-contact the ordering physician if variant interpretation changes? Help
Yes.
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Technical Information
Availability: Help
Tests performed
Entire test performed in-house

Test performance comments
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Analytical Validity: Help
NGS_Our diagnostic criteria requires: (i) at least 98% of the sequencing reads have a quality score (Q) above 30 (99,9% accurate), (ii) a median per base sequence quality score (Q) above 30 (99,9% accurate), (iii) at least 98% of the region of interest have over 30-fold per base coverage. Detection … View more
Proficiency testing (PT):
Is proficiency testing performed for this test? Help
Yes

Method used for proficiency testing: Help
Formal PT program

PT Provider: Help
European Molecular Genetics Quality Network, EMQN
VUS:
Software used to interpret novel variations Help
Alamut: PolyPhen-2, SIFT, Align GVGD, MAPP, SpliceSiteFinder, MaxEntScan, NNSPLICE, GeneSplicer, Human Splicing Finder, MutationTaster
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Regulatory Approval
FDA Review: Help
Category: FDA exercises enforcement discretion
Additional Information

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