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MT-TP Gene MERRF Syndrome MT-TP Related Genetic Test

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The MT-TP gene is associated with a rare condition known as Myoclonic Epilepsy with Ragged Red Fibers (MERRF) Syndrome. This genetic disorder is characterized by uncontrolled muscle jerks (myoclonus), muscle weakness, and fibers in muscle tissue that appear ragged and red when viewed under a microscope. It is a mitochondrial disorder, meaning it affects the mitochondria, the parts of the cell responsible for generating energy.

To diagnose or confirm MERRF Syndrome, a genetic test focusing on the MT-TP gene can be conducted. This test examines the DNA for mutations in the MT-TP gene that are known to cause the condition. It is a crucial step for individuals who exhibit symptoms of MERRF Syndrome or have a family history of the disorder, as it can provide a definitive diagnosis.

In the United Arab Emirates, this specific genetic test for MERRF Syndrome related to the MT-TP gene is available at DNA Labs UAE. The cost for undergoing this test is 4400 AED. This comprehensive test can help in guiding treatment decisions, understanding the risk of passing the condition to future generations, and providing a clear diagnosis that can be crucial for managing the syndrome effectively.

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MT-TP Gene MERRF syndrome MT-TP related Genetic Test

Test Name: MT-TP Gene MERRF syndrome MT-TP related Genetic Test

Components: Blood or Extracted DNA or One drop Blood on FTA Card

Price: 4400.0 AED

Sample Condition: Blood or Extracted DNA or One drop Blood on FTA Card

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 MT-TP Gene MERRF syndrome, MT-TP related NGS Genetic DNA Test A Genetic Counselling session to draw a pedigree chart of family members affected with MT-TP Gene MERRF syndrome, MT-TP related

Test Details:

MT-TP gene is a gene that is associated with MERRF (Myoclonic Epilepsy with Ragged Red Fibers) syndrome. MERRF syndrome is a rare genetic disorder that affects the mitochondria, which are responsible for producing energy in cells. This syndrome is characterized by symptoms such as myoclonic epilepsy (seizures), muscle weakness, ataxia (lack of coordination), and ragged red fibers in muscle tissue.

MT-TP related NGS Genetic Test is a genetic test that analyzes the MT-TP gene for mutations or variations that may be associated with MERRF syndrome. Next-generation sequencing (NGS) technology is used to sequence the entire MT-TP gene and identify any changes in the DNA sequence. This test can help in diagnosing MERRF syndrome and providing information about the specific genetic changes that may be causing the disorder.

The MT-TP related NGS Genetic Test is typically performed on a blood or saliva sample. The sample is sent to a laboratory where the DNA is extracted, sequenced, and analyzed. The results of the test can help healthcare professionals in confirming a diagnosis, providing genetic counseling, and guiding treatment options for individuals with MERRF syndrome.

It is important to note that genetic testing for MERRF syndrome is typically recommended for individuals who have symptoms consistent with the disorder or have a family history of the condition. Genetic testing can also be used for carrier testing or prenatal testing in families with a known MT-TP gene mutation.

Genetic testing can provide valuable information for individuals and families affected by MERRF syndrome, including a better understanding of the condition, potential risks for family members, and possible treatment options. However, it is important to consult with a healthcare professional or genetic counselor to understand the benefits, limitations, and implications of genetic testing before undergoing the test.

Test Name MT-TP Gene MERRF syndrome MT-TP related 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 MT-TP Gene MERRF syndrome, MT-TP related NGS Genetic DNA Test A Genetic Counselling session to draw a pedigree chart of family members affected with MT-TP Gene MERRF syndrome, MT-TP related
Test Details

MT-TP gene is a gene that is associated with MERRF (Myoclonic Epilepsy with Ragged Red Fibers) syndrome. MERRF syndrome is a rare genetic disorder that affects the mitochondria, which are responsible for producing energy in cells. This syndrome is characterized by symptoms such as myoclonic epilepsy (seizures), muscle weakness, ataxia (lack of coordination), and ragged red fibers in muscle tissue.

MT-TP related NGS Genetic Test is a genetic test that analyzes the MT-TP gene for mutations or variations that may be associated with MERRF syndrome. Next-generation sequencing (NGS) technology is used to sequence the entire MT-TP gene and identify any changes in the DNA sequence. This test can help in diagnosing MERRF syndrome and providing information about the specific genetic changes that may be causing the disorder.

The MT-TP related NGS Genetic Test is typically performed on a blood or saliva sample. The sample is sent to a laboratory where the DNA is extracted, sequenced, and analyzed. The results of the test can help healthcare professionals in confirming a diagnosis, providing genetic counseling, and guiding treatment options for individuals with MERRF syndrome.

It is important to note that genetic testing for MERRF syndrome is typically recommended for individuals who have symptoms consistent with the disorder or have a family history of the condition. Genetic testing can also be used for carrier testing or prenatal testing in families with a known MT-TP gene mutation.

Genetic testing can provide valuable information for individuals and families affected by MERRF syndrome, including a better understanding of the condition, potential risks for family members, and possible treatment options. However, it is important to consult with a healthcare professional or genetic counselor to understand the benefits, limitations, and implications of genetic testing before undergoing the test.