Neurofibromatosis type 2 (NF2)
Analysis ID 221
Analysis location “GENESIS” Centre for Medical Genetics
Diagnosed illness Neurofibromatosis type 2 (NF2)
OMIM #101000
Clinical information The central or type II neurofibromatosis (NF2) is an autosomal dominant syndrome characterized by tumors (usually bilateral) of the VIIIth (acustic) cranial nerves, brain meningioma, and schwannoma of the dorsal roots of the spinal cord. The incidence of neurofibromatosis type II is 1 in 25000 live births.
Type of analysis Molecular
Type of biological material 5 ml of peripheral blood collected in an ETDA tube; DNA sample
Analyzed genes NF2
Analysis description Analysis consists of the testing of NF2 gene with MLPA method
Analysis indication Symptoms of neurofibromatosis type 2
Analysis time Appointed individually
Refund Yes
CGM laboratory name Laboratory for Molecular Genetics