Children's Mercy Hospitals and Clinics
Name
Prader-Willi Syndrome

CMH Lab Section
Molecular Genetics

Specimen Requirements
3-5 mL blood lavender EDTA

Availability
Routine

Turn Around Time
2 weeks

Methodology
MS-MLPA (methylation sensitive multiple ligation probe assay) is used to detect copy number changes adn methylation status of Chromosome 15

Ranges
See interpretative report

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