GTR Home > Tests > Alpha-2-macroglobulin deficiency

Overview

Test order codeHelp: 1825

Test name

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Alpha-2-macroglobulin deficiency

Purpose of the test

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This is a clinical test intended for Help: Diagnosis

Condition

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1 condition tested. Click Indication tab for more information.

Methodology

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Molecular Genetics
DDeletion/duplication analysis
CNV by qPCR
CSequence analysis of the entire coding region
Bi-directional Sanger Sequence Analysis

Summary of what is tested

1 gene and variant. Click Methodology tab for more information.

Genes

  • Gene: A2M (12p13.31)

Clinical validity

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Sequencing, deletion/duplication of this gene and related genes should be performed in all individuals suspected for this particular phenotype. In parallel, other genes reported to be related with this clinical phenotype should also be analyzed for the presence of mutations, due to the overlap in many clinical features caused by those particular genes. Confirmation of a clinical diagnosis through genetic testing can allow for genetic counseling and may direct medical management. Genetic counseling can provide a patient and/or family with the natural history of the condition, identify at-risk family members, provide reproductive risks as well as preconception/prenatal options, and allow for appropriate referral for patient support and/or resources.

Citations

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Clinical utility

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How to order

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Order URL Help: https://www.centogene.com/ordering/how-to-order-a-test.html

Test services

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  • Clinical Testing/Confirmation of Mutations Identified Previously
  • Custom Deletion/Duplication Testing
  • Custom Sequence Analysis
  • Custom Prenatal Testing
  • Custom mutation-specific/Carrier testing

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