Pregnancy loss investigations using MLPA and QF-PCR


Multi-ligation probe amplification (MLPA) and quantitative fluorescence polymerase chain reaction (QF-PCR) are complementary techniques used to identify chromosomal ploidy levels and copy number changes which may explain the pregnancy loss.

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Sending address

Rare & Inherited Disease Laboratory
London North Genomic Laboratory Hub
Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children
Levels 4-6 Barclay House
37 Queen Square

Laboratory service


Sample requirements

Placenta, Cord or other identifiable fetal tissue

Reference range

Not applicable

Turnaround time

28 days


Upon request

Call in advance?

Not required


The Genetics Laboratories provide an extensive range of Cytogenetics and Molecular Genetics diagnostic testing services.

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