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MECP2 Gene Autism Susceptibility X-Linked Type 3 Genetic Test

Original price was: 5,600 د.إ.Current price is: 4,400 د.إ.

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The “MECP2 Gene Autism Susceptibility X-Linked Type 3 Genetic Test” is a specialized diagnostic tool offered by DNA Labs UAE, aimed at identifying mutations in the MECP2 gene, which have been linked to a higher susceptibility to autism, particularly in a form that is X-linked. This form of testing is crucial for early detection and intervention in individuals who may be at risk for developing autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) due to genetic predispositions. The MECP2 gene plays a significant role in the development of the nervous system, and mutations in this gene can lead to various neurological disorders, including certain types of autism.

The test, priced at 4400 AED, involves collecting a DNA sample, usually through a blood draw or cheek swab, and analyzing it for specific genetic variations in the MECP2 gene that are associated with an increased risk of autism. This information can be invaluable for families with a history of autism or related disorders, providing them with early insights and the possibility to engage in early intervention strategies that can significantly improve the quality of life for those affected. DNA Labs UAE, with its state-of-the-art facilities and expert geneticists, ensures high accuracy and reliability of the test results, making it a trusted choice for genetic testing related to autism susceptibility.

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MECP2 Gene Autism Susceptibility X-linked Type 3 Genetic Test

At DNA Labs UAE, we offer the MECP2 Gene Autism Susceptibility X-linked Type 3 Genetic Test. This test is designed to analyze the MECP2 gene, which is located on the X chromosome and plays a crucial role in brain development and function.

Test Details

The MECP2 gene is responsible for producing a protein that is vital for brain development and function. Mutations in this gene have been associated with various neurological disorders, including Rett syndrome. Rett syndrome is a rare genetic disorder that mainly affects girls and is characterized by developmental regression, seizures, and other symptoms.

Research has also indicated that mutations in the MECP2 gene may contribute to the development of autism spectrum disorder (ASD). ASD is a complex neurodevelopmental condition that affects social interaction, communication, and behavior. However, it is important to note that the relationship between MECP2 mutations and ASD is not fully understood, and the majority of individuals with ASD do not have mutations in this gene.

Our MECP2 Gene Autism Susceptibility X-linked Type 3 Genetic Test utilizes NGS (Next-Generation Sequencing) technology. NGS genetic testing allows for the analysis of multiple genes simultaneously. This type of testing can identify mutations in the MECP2 gene, as well as other genes that may be associated with ASD or other neurological disorders.

Test Components and Price

  • Test Name: MECP2 Gene Autism Susceptibility X-linked Type 3 Genetic Test
  • Components: Blood or Extracted DNA or One drop Blood on FTA Card
  • Price: 4400.0 AED

Sample Condition

We accept blood samples, extracted DNA, or one drop of blood on an FTA card for this test.

Report Delivery

Reports are typically delivered within 3 to 4 weeks after sample submission.

Test Type and Doctor

The MECP2 Gene Autism Susceptibility X-linked Type 3 Genetic Test falls under the category of neurological disorders. It is recommended to consult a neurologist for this test.

Test Department and Pre-Test Information

This test is conducted in our Genetics department. Before undergoing the MECP2 Gene Autism Susceptibility X-linked Type 3 Genetic Test, it is important to provide the clinical history of the patient. Additionally, a genetic counseling session may be conducted to draw a pedigree chart of family members affected by MECP2 Gene Autism Susceptibility, X-linked Type 3.

Conclusion

NGS genetic testing offers a comprehensive approach to identify mutations in the MECP2 gene and other genes associated with ASD and neurological disorders. While this test can diagnose conditions like AUTSX3, it is important to note that not all cases of ASD are caused by genetic mutations, and genetic testing may not be necessary or informative for all individuals with ASD.

Test Name MECP2 Gene Autism susceptibility X-linked type 3 Genetic Test
Components
Price 4400.0 AED
Sample Condition Blood or Extracted DNA or One drop Blood on FTA Card o
Report Delivery 3 to 4 Weeks
Method NGS Technology
Test type Neurological Disorders
Doctor Neurologist
Test Department: Genetics
Pre Test Information Clinical History of Patient who is going for MECP2 Gene Autism susceptibility, X-linked type 3 NGS Genetic DNA Test A Genetic Counselling session to draw a pedigree chart of family members affected with MECP2 Gene Autism susceptibility, X-linked type 3
Test Details

The MECP2 gene is located on the X chromosome and provides instructions for making a protein that is important for the development and function of the brain. Mutations in this gene have been linked to a range of neurological disorders, including Rett syndrome, a rare genetic disorder that primarily affects girls and is characterized by developmental regression, seizures, and other symptoms.

Research has also suggested that mutations in the MECP2 gene may contribute to the development of autism spectrum disorder (ASD), a complex neurodevelopmental condition that affects social interaction, communication, and behavior. However, the relationship between MECP2 mutations and ASD is not fully understood, and the majority of individuals with ASD do not have mutations in this gene.

NGS genetic testing is a type of genetic testing that uses next-generation sequencing technology to analyze multiple genes at once. This type of testing can be used to identify mutations in the MECP2 gene and other genes that may be associated with ASD or other neurological disorders.

Autism susceptibility, X-linked type 3 (AUTSX3) is a rare form of ASD that is caused by mutations in the MECP2 gene. NGS genetic testing can be used to diagnose AUTSX3 and other genetic conditions that may be associated with ASD. However, it is important to note that not all cases of ASD are caused by genetic mutations, and genetic testing may not be necessary or informative for all individuals with ASD.