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Fragile X syndrome

Fragile X syndrome

TESTING STRATEGY

Detection of pathological expansion in FMR1 by PCR

SAMPLE REQUIREMENTS & REPORTING TIME

  • 5-10ml blood in EDTA (sample must be in purple/red EDTA blood tube, not lithium heparin)
  • 2 weeks for PCR

FURTHER INFORMATION / LINKS

DNA may not be banked long-term. Please contact the laboratory for details of our DNA storage policy