This test is designed to detect carriers of Duchenne and Becker muscular dystrophy. Duchene muscular dystrophy (DMD) and Becker muscular dystrophy (BMD) are X-linked recessive disorders characterized by progressive muscle weakness and atrophy affecting skeletal muscles and the heart. DMD usually presents in males before the age of 5 and symptoms include difficulty running, climbing, and getting up from the floor.read more

Tests Available

By gene: DMD
Next Gen Sequencing & Del/Dup Analysis
$297
Test Code: 6003
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Test Details

Technical Information
Genes: 
DMD
Test Note: 
Please call for pricing
Disease Groups: 
Carrier Screening
MIM: 
310200
300376
3020045
Billing
CPT Codes: 
81408 x 1
Ordering
SKU:
6003
Turnaround Time: 

Typically within 2 weeks from receipt of a sample in the laboratory.

Non-Prenatal Specimens: 

1. Whole blood: purple-top (EDTA) tube, minimum of 3 ml

2. Genomic DNA: a minimum of 3 ug (at a concentration of at least 30 ng/ul)

Shipping: 

Ship all specimen types at room temperature by overnight courier. Do no freeze.

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