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Overview

Test name

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Mental retardation - different panels

Purpose of the test

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This is a clinical test intended for Help: Diagnosis

Condition

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How to order

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Methodology

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Molecular Genetics
DDeletion/duplication analysis
Multiplex Ligation-dependent Probe Amplification (MLPA)
CSequence analysis of the entire coding region
Next-Generation (NGS)/Massively parallel sequencing (MPS)

Summary of what is tested

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Clinical utility

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Clinical validity

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Clinical resources

Practice guidelines

  • AAN/CNS, 2011
    Evidence report: Genetic and metabolic testing on children with global developmental delay: report of the Quality Standards Subcommittee of the American Academy of Neurology and the Practice Committee of the Child Neurology Society.

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