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Disease Name: Retinitis pigmentosa

Genes Covered:

ABCA4, AIPL1, ARL6, BBS2, BEST1, C2orf71, C8orf37, CA4, CDHR1, CERKL, CLRN1, CNGA1, CNGB1, CRB1, CRX, DHDDS, EYS, FAM161A, FSCN2, GUCA1B, HGSNAT, IDH3B, IMPDH1, IMPG2, KLHL7, LRAT, MAK, MERTK, NR2E3, NRL, OFD1, PDE6A, PDE6B, PDE6G, POMGNT1, PRCD, PRKCG, PROM1, PRPF3, PRPF31, PRPF6, PRPF8, PRPH2, RBP3, RDH12, RGR, RHO, RLBP1, ROM1, RP1, RP1L1, RP2, RP9, RPE65, RPGR, SAG, SEMA4A, SNRNP200, SPATA7, TOPORS, TTC8, TULP1, USH2A, ZNF513
Test Details Pricing

Panel: Strand Eye Disorders Test

Disorder Category: Retinitis pigmentosa

Turnaround Time: 5-6 weeks from receipt of sample in the lab

Sample Requirement:

  • 1. Blood in EDTA (purple top) tube shipped with ice pack (2-5 ml)
  • 2. Saliva or sputum in collection kit provided by Strand
  • 3. Cheek swab in the collection kit provided by Strand
  • 4. Purified genomic DNA (5-10 μg) in 10 mM Tris buffer (No EDTA)
  • 5. Dry blood spot

Special Remarks: ORF15 transcript isoform (RefSeq id: NM_001034853.1) of the RPGR gene associated with retinitis pigmentosa is not sufficiently covered in the test.

On request