Parkinson Disease NGS panel
|ADH1C, ATP13A2, ATXN2, DNAJC6, EIF4G1, FBXO7, GBA, GIGYF2, HTRA2, LRRK2, MAPT, PARK2, PARK7, PINK1, PLA2G6, SLC6A3, SNCA, TBP (excluding exon 3), UCHL1, VPS35|
|Price / TAT:||1314 EUR / 6-9 weeks|
|Specimen requirements:||2-4 ml of blood with anticoagulant EDTA
1 µg DNA in TE, AE or pure sterile water at 100-250 ng/µl
|Ordering information:||Go to online ordering or download sample submission form|
Indications for genetic testing:
1. Confirmation of clinical diagnosis
2. Determination of differential diagnosis
3. Genetic counseling
Parkinson disease (PD) is a progressive neurodegenerative disorder mainly affecting the motor system. PD is characterized by tremor, rigidity, bradykinesia, poor balance, and difficulty with walking. Non-motor findings include insomnia, depression, anxiety, behavioral problems, at a later stage of the disease psychosis and dementia may occur.
PD is most commonly a non-Mendelian disorder resulting from the effects of multiple genes as well as environmental risk factors. Mendelian forms of PD are inherited in an autosomal dominant, autosomal recessive, or, rarely, X-linked manner. The most common sporadic form of PD manifests around age 60, however, young-onset and juvenile-onset are seen.
Davie CA. A review of Parkinson’s disease. 2008. Br. Med. Bull. 86 (1): 109–27.
Farlow J et al. Parkinson Disease Overview. GeneReviews® 2004 May 25 (Updated 2014 Feb 27).