Exceptional findings with OS-Seq in an arrhythmia patient

Published on April 9, 2015

Sequencing of channelopathy genes with the BpG Arrhythmia Panel revealed a de novo mutation in the CACNA1C gene in an adolescent with ventricular fibrillation but normal development, consequently not only expanding the phenotype of Timothy Syndrome Type 2 but also demonstrating the power of large gene panels. The standard has been to select specific gene tests for patients with established clinical diagnoses, however the sometimes even surprising overlap between genotypes and phenotypes supports the use of comprehensive gene panels. This first published case report illustrates beautifully how our unique targeted sequencing method (OS-Seq) was applied successfully in establishing the genetic diagnosis in a patient where simply clinical examination and traditional genotype-phenotype approach would have failed to determine the underlying disease mechanism.

To read more and download the report click here

Last modified: 04.09.2015

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New in Immunology: Primary Immunodeficiency / Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia Panel

Published on June 12, 2018

The aim of the new panel is to increase the clinical utility and diagnostic yield for patients with a clinical suspicion of primary immunodeficiency (PID), especially for those patients where primary ciliary dyskinesia (PCD) is included in the differential diagnosis. In these cases, the core symptoms are often very similar…

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