What can Chromosomal microarray analysis for pediatric developmental disorders detect?
- Size and gene content of copy number variations (CNVs)
- Regions of homozygosity, which may suggest shared ancestry and an increased risk for autosomal recessive disorders
- Uniparental disomy, which can indicate an imprinting disorder
When should I order pediatric microarray testing ?
The American College of Medical Genetics, American Academy of Pediatrics, and the American Academy of Neurology recommend chromosomal microarray testing for individuals with one or more of the following:
- Developmental delays or intellectual disability
- Congenital anomalies
- Dysmorphic features
- Autism and autism spectrum disorders
- Other potential disorders such as seizures and ADHD
Why is pediatric microarray testing preferred to a karyotype test?
- Recommended by the American College of Medical Genetics as a first-tier test in lieu of high-resolution karyotyping
- Doubles the detection rate of chromosomal disorders compared to high-resolution karyotyping and subtelomere FISH combined
- Higher resolution than karyotyping
- More comprehensive than karyotyping, which helps prevent unnecessary testing
Why to chose G-Life test?
- Reliable results, fast technology:
- provides genome-wide coverage of copy number gains and losses at a much higher resolution than conventional karyotyping
- evaluates >1.7 million SNP markers with a mean probe spacing of 1.8 kilobases
- reports copy number changes involving ≥16 probes and regions of homozygosity ≥5 megabases
- delivers results in 10 to 12 days, on average
A simple cheek swab is designed for gentle and simple non-invasive sample collection.
PRICE – 500 EUR
Kit, shipping and consultation after receiving of the results are included in the price.
Pediatric chromosomal analysis
Determine whether a child’s developmental challenges are due to a condition caused by a chromosome abnormality.
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for pediatric disorders?
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A DEFINITIVE DIAGNOSIS CAN HELP YOU GET
THE RIGHT SUPPORT
- Your child’s result may help their healthcare provider order additional tests or identify new treatments for your child.
- A definitive diagnosis may qualify your child for assistive services such as physical therapy or speech therapy at school.
- Your child’s result may also help their healthcare provider decide if you, or other family members, could benefit from additional genetic testing and counseling as certain chromosomal conditions are inherited.
- Microarray analysis can help you find answers by determining if your child’s medical challenges are due to a condition caused by a chromosomal abnormality.