Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) Becker muscular dystrophy (BMD) Limb girdle muscular dystrophies (LGMD) Emery-Dreifuss muscular dystrophies (EDMD) Congenital muscular dystrophies (CMD) dystrophin
PURPOSE OF PROGRAMME:
Molecular testing for childhood-onset and adult-onset muscular dystrophies (including BMD/DMD).
MATERIAL PROVIDED: DNA in TE buffer
DISTRIBUTIONS PER YEAR: 1
SAMPLES PER DISTRIBUTION: 3-4
FREQUENCY OF DISTRIBUTION: 1
PROGRAMME OF ANALYSIS:
Gene panel, single gene and predictive/family tests
Details of the performance criteria for this programme can be obtained from UK NEQAS Genomics (GenQA) directly.
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