Test Details

SCA-3 (SPINOCEREBELLAR ATAXIA): ATXN3 GENE MUTATION

Test Price: ₹ 3200

SCA3 (Machado-Joseph disease) is an autosomal dominant ataxia being one of the most common among majority of populations. It is classified into 3 types namely- Type I (Amotrophic lateral sclerosis-Parkinsonism-Dystonia type); Type II (Ataxic type) & Type III (Ataxic-Amyotrophic type). Mean age of onset of SCA3 is 25 years and patients have severe debilitation by 15 years from the age of onset in types I & II. In SCA 3 there is a CAG trinucleotide repeat in chromosome 14q which results in abnormal Ataxin-3 protein production.



Test Code:
DVCL0407
Report Delivery:
Sample Tue by 11 am; Report Sat
Parameters Included:
1
Category:
Neurologic Disorder
Pre-Test Information:
Duly filled Genomics Clinical Information Requisition Form (Form 20) is mandatory.
Method:
PCR, Fragment analysis
Specimen:
4 mL (2 mL min.) whole blood in 1 Lavender top (EDTA) tube. Ship refrigerated. DO NOT FREEZE. Duly filled Genomics Clinical Information Requisition Form (Form 20) is mandatory.
Stability Room:
6 hrs
Stability Refrigerated:
1 week
Stability Frozen:

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ATXN3 Gene