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Overview

Test order codeHelp: lmWFS1-a_L

Test name

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WFS1 Gene Sequencing 

Purpose of the test

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This is a clinical test intended for Help: Diagnosis

Condition

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6 conditions tested. Click Indication tab for more information.

Methodology

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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.

Genes

Clinical validity

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Not provided

Clinical utility

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Not provided

Testing strategy

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WFS1 gene sequencing is appropriate for individuals with isolated low frequency hearing loss and a dominant family history, features of Wolfram syndrome or features of Wolfram-like disease.  Testing affected individuals is the most informative strategy in identifying a genetic cause of these conditions.

How to order

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Physician must complete test requisition and submit a blood sample (see sample requirements)
Order URL Help: http://personalizedmedicine.partners.org/Laboratory-For-Molecular-Medicine/Ordering/Hearing-Loss/WFS1-Gene-Sequencing.aspx

Test services

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  • Clinical Testing/Confirmation of Mutations Identified Previously

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