Although mtDNA disorders are relatively common, testing for these disorders can be challenging. In this webinar, we will review the role of the mitochondrial variants in inherited disease, describe current capabilities in NGS testing for evaluating mtDNA variants, and present our experience including mtDNA analysis as part of clinical genetic testing and demonstrate how this approach increases diagnostic yield of NGS-based panel testing.Read more
Genetic testing for hematology
Our panels include over 3,000 genes selected based on curated gene reviews, variant databases (HGMD and ClinVar), most recent literature, and customer requests. We offer enhanced clinical utility, maximized diagnostic yield, empowered differential diagnosis as well as analytically validated up-to-date genes across all our panels. Difficult-to-sequence genes are covered with high quality enabling true diagnostic impact in challenging patient cases.
Depending on the underlying defect and the affected hematological cell populations, symptoms in hematological conditions can vary from bleeding disorders to severe anemia, or may cause significant immunosuppression. Furthermore, the inherited defects in coagulopathy may also cause thrombophilia, increasing the risk of thrombosis during childhood. All genetic defects that cause bone marrow failure lead to severe immunosuppression, possibly necessitating stem cell transplantation as a curative choice of treatment.
What genetic diagnostics can offer patients with hematological diseases
An accurate genetic diagnosis is necessary to confirm the diagnosis of certain hematological malignancies and to find the optimal treatment for affected patients. Establishing the underlying genetic defect and inheritance pattern further allows family member testing to identify at-risk relatives. Also, a genetic diagnosis can help in family planning.
How to order
Ordering a test from us is quick and simple. You can order online using our secure portal, Nucleus, or send us a requisition form by mail.
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During November and December, our Helsinki and Seattle laboratories and Customer Support have a few exceptions in opening hours. Please note the closing times when shipping samples. If you have any questions regarding sample reception, we are here to help! The Helsinki laboratory and Customer Support opening hours during…Read more