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Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (EDS) is a connective tissue disorder characterized by joint hypermobility, skin hyperextensibility and tissue fragility. There are numerous subtypes of EDS each with distinct genetic and clinical findings. CTGT offers several panel options for Ehlers-Danlos syndrome testing including a classic type panel, a core panel, a dominant panel, a recessive panel and a combined dominant and recessive panel.

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Tests Available

3 Panel Genes: COL3A1, COL5A1, COL5A2
Next Generation Sequencing
Test Code: 5209
Deletion / Duplication
Test Code: 5210
NGS/Del Dup Comprehensive
Test Code: 5211

Test Details

Technical Information
Panel Genes: 
Disease Groups: 
Marfan syndrome, Loeys-Dietz syndrome, familial thoracic aortic aneurysms & dissections, and related disorders
Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome and Related Disorders
Skin, Tooth, Nail and Hair Disorders
CPT Codes: 
81479 x 1
Turnaround Time: 
Typically 2 to 4 weeks from receipt of a sample in the laboratory. All cases involving ongoing pregnancies will be expedited.
Non-Prenatal Specimens: 
  1. Whole blood: purple-top (EDTA) tube, minimum of 3 ml
  2. Genomic DNA: a minimum of 3 µg (at a concentration of at least 30 ng/µl)
  3. Fibroblasts: 2 confluent T-25 flasks
  4. Saliva: only samples collected in Oragene DNA Self-Collection Kit or Oragene Saliva Collection Kit for Young Children are accepted
Prenatal Specimens: 
  1. Cultured cells: 2 confluent T-25 flasks derived from amnio or CVS samples
  2. Genomic DNA: a minimum of 3 µg (at a concentration of at least 30 ng/µl)
Ship all specimen types at room temperature by overnight courier. Do not freeze.

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