X-Linked Retinitis Pigmentosa

X-Linked Retinitis Pigmentosa
NGS panel

Genes
(full
coding region):
OFD1, RP2, RPGR (ORF15 included)

Price / TAT: 1051 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
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.


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

Targeted regions sequencing

Genes (targeted regions): RP2, RPGR (ORF15 included)

Price / TAT: 640 EUR / 2-4 weeks

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

2 µg 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.


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

Sequencing of ORF15 region (RPGR gene)

Genes: ORF15 region (RPGR gene)

Lab method: Sanger sequencing

Price / TAT: 257 EUR / 2-4 weeks

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

1,5 µg 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.


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

Deletion/duplication analysis

Genes: RP2, RPGR

Lab method: MLPA

Price / TAT: 590 EUR / 4-6 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
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.


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

Indications for genetic testing:

1. Confirmation of clinical diagnosis
2. Determination of female carriers
3. Genetic counseling

Genetic testing for x-linked retinitis pigmentosa is preferred in the male patients/families with nonsyndromic retinitis pigmentosa and with family history of x-linked retinitis pigmentosa.
Retinitis pigmentosa (RP) is an inherited retinal dystrophy caused by the loss of photoreceptors and characterized by retinal pigment deposits visible on fundus examination. Affected individuals first experience night blindness, followed by reduction of the peripheral visual field and, sometimes, loss of central vision late in the course of the disease and eventually leading to blindness after several decades. Signs and symptoms often first appear in childhood, but severe visual problems do not usually develop until early adulthood. In some cases, RP is characterized by cone-rod dystrophy, in which the decrease in visual acuity predominates over the visual field loss. RP is usually nonsyndromic but there are also many syndromic forms. The main risk factor is a family history of retinitis pigmentosa.

Asper Ophthalmics

Asper Ophthalmics

Pricing

Achromatopsia
Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Aniridia
Anophthalmia/Microphthalmia/Coloboma/Anterior Segment Dysgenesis
Autosomal Dominant Retinitis Pigmentosa
Autosomal Recessive Retinitis Pigmentosa
Bardet Biedl Syndrome, McKusick-Kaufman Syndrome, Borjeson-Forssman-Lehmann Syndrome, Alström Syndrome, Albright Hereditary Osteodystrophy
Cataract
Choroideremia
Cone-Rod Dystrophy
Congenital Stationary Night Blindness
Corneal Dystrophy
Glaucoma
Leber Congenital Amaurosis
Leber Hereditary Optic Neuropathy

Norrie Disease
Oculocutaneous Albinism, Ocular Albinism, Hermansky-Pudlak Syndrome, Chediak-Higashi Syndrome
Optic Atrophy
Papillorenal Syndrome
Retinoblastoma
Senior-Loken Syndrome
Stargardt Disease
Usher Syndrome
Vitelliform Macular Dystrophy
Vitreoretinopathy
X-Linked Retinitis Pigmentosa (RPGR ORF15 included)
X-Linked Retinoschisis
Eye Diseases NGS panel of 283 genes
Whole Exome Sequencing

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Asper Ophthalmics is a comprehensive collection of genetic tests targeted at the diagnostics of a wide variety of hereditary ocular disorders, including retinal disorders, corneal dystrophies, and age related ophthalmic conditions.

Our genetic tests assist clinicians in confirming diagnoses and informing patients about their risks for inherited eye diseases.