Chromosome Breakage syndromes
Fanconi anaemia Bloom syndrome (BLM) Ataxia telangiectasia (ATM) Nijmegen syndrome (NBS1)
PURPOSE OF PROGRAMME:
Analysis and interpretation of chromosome breakage syndromes: online metaphase analysis and/or DNA for molecular studies.
MATERIAL PROVIDED: DNA in TE buffer, Images: stained chromosomes
DISTRIBUTIONS PER YEAR: 1
SAMPLES PER DISTRIBUTION: 2
FREQUENCY OF DISTRIBUTION: 1
PROGRAMME OF ANALYSIS:
Online analysis of stained metaphase images from patients with chromosome breakage syndromes and a control sample. DNA sample for molecular testing.
Details of the performance criteria for this programme can be obtained from UK NEQAS Genomics (GenQA) directly.
Telephone: +44 (0) 131 2426898
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