Lactose Intolerance targeted mutation analysis 

Genes: LCT

Lab method: Sanger sequencing

No of
1 (-13910C>T)

Price / TAT: 87 EUR / 1-2 weeks

Specimen requirements: 2-4 ml of blood with anticoagulant EDTA

200 ng DNA in TE, AE or pure sterile water at 100-250 ng/µl
The A260/A280 ratio should be 1.8-2.0. DNA sample should be run on an agarose gel as a single band, showing no degradation, alongside with a quantitative DNA marker.

2 ml of saliva
Preferred saliva collection kits are Oragene®DNA and SalivaGene Collection Module II.

Buccal cell sample

Ordering information: Go to online ordering or download sample submission form

Indications for genetic testing:

1. Confirmation of clinical diagnosis
2. Differentiation between primary and secondary hypolactasia

Lactose intolerance is a widespread metabolic disorder caused by the inability to digest lactose due to a shortage of the lactase enzyme. The typical symptoms of lactose intolerance (inactive lactase enzyme) include abdominal pain, bloating, flatus, diarrhea, and occasionally nausea and vomiting.


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