GTR Home > Tests > Juvenile myopathy, encephalopathy, lactic acidosis AND stroke

Overview

Test order codeHelp: 2254

Test name

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Juvenile myopathy, encephalopathy, lactic acidosis AND stroke (MELAS)

Purpose of the test

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

Condition

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1 condition tested. Click Indication tab for more information.

Methodology

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Molecular Genetics
TTargeted variant analysis
Bi-directional Sanger Sequence Analysis

Summary of what is tested

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

Genes

Clinical validity

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Not provided

Clinical utility

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Establish or confirm diagnosis

Citations
  • Varying loads of the mitochondrial DNA A3243G mutation in different tissues: implications for diagnosis. - PubMed ID: 15372523

How to order

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Test services

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  • Clinical Testing/Confirmation of Mutations Identified Previously

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