Pendred Syndrome Panel
Pendred Syndrome Panel
Pendred syndrome is a genetic disorder that causes early hearing loss in children. It can also affect the thyroid gland and sometimes create balance problems. The syndrome is named after Vaughan Pendred, the physician who first described people with the disorder.
Pendred syndrome is a genetic disorder that affects the development and function of the inner ear and the thyroid gland. Pendred syndrome is caused by mutations in the SLC26A4 gene, and this panel tests for genetic variants in this gene.
This panel is designed for individuals with a family history of Pendred syndrome or individuals with symptoms of the condition, such as hearing loss, balance problems, and goiter. Genetic testing can confirm a diagnosis, provide information on disease severity and progression, and inform treatment and management decisions. Testing can also inform family planning decisions and provide reassurance for unaffected family members.
The analysis takes into consideration the mutation of germline DNA, it investigates SNP and Indel mutations up to 150 bp.
- Available in less than 24 hours
- Based on Whole Genome Sequencing
- 3 genes analyzed
- Investigates SNP and Indel mutations up to 150 bp
List of main conditions:
- Pendred Syndrome
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Using a simple at home blood sample, we can collect the 100% of your DNA and analyze the genetic sequence in our lab.
The sequence is divided into several parts, amplified, grouped in clusters and then sequenced.
This sequencing process reveals the order of nucleotides that make up the original DNA sample.
We then compare the genome with a generic and globally recognized reference DNA sequence.
Simple Blood Sample Collection
Painless, quick at home sample collection. User friendly device with CE-IVD mark and FDA approval.
Simply follow the packaging instructions and send the sample back using the pre-paid returns label.
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