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Test name


FMF research (MEFV research)

Purpose of the test


Contribute to generalizable knowledge



1 condition tested. Click Condition tab for more information.


Molecular Genetics
CSequence analysis of the entire coding region
Bi-directional Sanger Sequence Analysis

Summary of what is tested

1 genes and variants. Click Methodology tab for more information.


Description of study


Detection of mutations in MEFV gene by sequencing the entire coding sequence and splice sites


Person responsible for the studyHelpHatem El-Shanti, MD, ABMG, DABMG, Lab Director
Study contactHelpHatem El-Shanti, MD, ABMG, DABMG, Lab Director,, +974 4495-6244 (phone), +974 4495-6223 (fax)

Practice guidelines

  • SHARE, 2015
    Evidence-based recommendations for genetic diagnosis of familial Mediterranean fever.
  • Hentgen et al., 2013
    Evidence-based recommendations for the practical management of Familial Mediterranean Fever.
  • Orphanet, 2013
    Orphanet, Familial Mediterranean fever, 2013
  • EMQN, 2012
    Guidelines for the genetic diagnosis of hereditary recurrent fevers

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