The early infantile epileptic encephalopathies (EIEE) are a group of disorders characterized by early onset seizures and developmental delay.
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Next generation sequencing panel of 45 genes. For additional information please click on the link
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Great Ormond Street Hospital NE Thames Regional Genetics Service Laboratories
Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children
37 Queen Square
1ml EDTA neonates, 5ml EDTA adults
Next generation sequencing panel screen 80 days, familial mutation testing 10 days
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Prenatals must be arranged in advance, through a Clinical Genetics department if possible. Amniotic fluid or CV samples should be sent to Cytogenetics for dissecting and culturing, with instructions to forward the sample to the Regional Molecular Genetics laboratory for analysis