Neurogenetics DNA Diagnostic Laboratory: DNA Mutation Testing for Autosomal Dominant Parkinson Disease (LRRK2, Park8)

  • Phone: 617-726-5721

Test Description

We offer an expanded targeted sequencing 18/51 exons for DNA mutations in the LRRK2 gene that causes autosomal dominant Parkinson disease. 

Sample Preparation: Sample Preparation (PDF)

Results

Results of DNA analysis will be communicated in a written report to the referring professional.

ReasonDNA analysis is appropriate for the study of affected patients, for diagnostic confirmation in a suspected affected patient, and in prenatal testing situations after the family mutation has been identified in the proband.

Updated 8/3/2012