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Anti-dsDNA

Lab Tests Online UK

Also Known As Antibody to ds-DNA Native double-stranded DNA antibody Anti-DNA Double stranded DNA antibody This test measures the amount of antibody to double-stranded deoxyribonucleic acid (anti-dsDNA) that may be present in the blood. An...

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Beta thalassaemia and pregnancy

Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists

This information is for you or if you have beta thalassaemia major or intermedia and would like to know more about what this means in pregnancy.

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BRCA-1 and BRCA-2 (Breast Cancer Gene 1 and 2) tests

Lab Tests Online UK

Also known as: BRCA; Breast Cancer Susceptibility Genes 1 and 2 To assess the risk of developing breast and/or ovarian cancer. DNA is first extracted from the white blood cells in your sample. Your genetic code is the same ...

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Chromosomal Disorders

Genetic Alliance UK

Chromosomal disorders can result from changes in either the number or structure of the chromosomes. Changes in the number of chromosomes happen when there are more or fewer copies of a particular chromosome than usual. Changes in chromosome structure...

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DNA, Genes, Chromosomes and Mutations

Genetic Alliance UK

Humans, like every other organism, are made up of cells. We all start off as just one cell at the time of fertilisation. As the single cell divides, all genes are copied so that every new cell possesses a full set of genetic material: the genome. The...

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Genetic Alliance UK

Genetic Alliance UK

We are the national charity working to improve the lives of patients and families affected by all types of genetic conditions. We are an alliance of over 200 patient organisations. We are home to Rare Disease UK – the national campaign...

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Genetic Disorders

Genetic Alliance UK

A genetic disorder is a disease caused by changes, or mutations, in an individual’s DNA sequence. Genetic disorders can be divided into three different categories: single gene, chromosomal or complex disorders.

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HLA Testing

Lab Tests Online UK

Also Known As: Tissue Typing; HLA Typing; Histocompatibility Testing; HLA Crossmatching; HLA Antibody; Testing/Screening/Identification Formal Name: Human Leukocyte Antigen; HLA Oligotyping; HLA Sequence-based Typing T...

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Living with Genetic Condition

Genetic Alliance UK

Living with a genetic condition or being a family member, carer or friend of someone living with a genetic condition can be challenging. This section contains information about finding information about a rare or genetic condition and finding the sup...

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Patau's syndrome

the NHS website

Patau's syndrome is a serious rare genetic disorder caused by having an additional copy of chromosome 13 in some or all of the body's cells. It's also called trisomy 13. Each cell normally contains 23 pairs of chromosomes, which carry the genes yo...

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Trimethylaminuria ('fish odour syndrome')

the NHS website

Trimethylaminuria (TMAU) is an uncommon condition that causes an unpleasant, fishy smell. It's also called "fish odour syndrome". Sometimes it's caused by faulty genes that a person inherits from their parents, but this isn't always the case. T...

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Warfarin Sensitivity Testing

Lab Tests Online UK

Also Known As Warfarin Sensitivity Genotyping Formal Name: CYP2C9 Genotype; VKORC1 Genotype To determine whether you have CYP2C9 and/or VKORC1 genetic variations and are likely to need lower, or less commonly, higher tha...

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