m.3243A>G related disorders Myoclonic epilepsy with ragged red fibers (MERRF) syndrome Neuropathy, ataxia, and retinitis pigmentosa (NARP) syndrome Leigh syndrome Leber's hereditary optic neuropathy (LHON) POLG-related disorders single mtDNA deletion disorders
PURPOSE OF PROGRAMME:
Molecular testing for Mitochondrial and POLG-related disorders.
MATERIAL PROVIDED: DNA in TE buffer
DISTRIBUTIONS PER YEAR: 1
SAMPLES PER DISTRIBUTION: 4
FREQUENCY OF DISTRIBUTION: 1
PROGRAMME OF ANALYSIS:
Whole mitochondrial genome, single gene(s), common pathogenic variants, large-scale mtDNA rearrangements, including mtDNA NGS. Determination of level of heteroplasmy. Index case and familial/predictive testing.
Details of the performance criteria for this programme can be obtained from UK NEQAS Genomics (GenQA) directly.
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