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Paediatric Laboratory Medicine

Hereditary Spastic Paraplegia: Familial Mutation

Background

See related pages for information sheets on Hereditary Spastic Paraplegia

Clinical Significance

See related pages for information sheets on Hereditary Spastic Paraplegia

Test Name

Hereditary Spastic Paraplegia: Familial Mutation

Alternate Name/ Synonym

Hereditary Spastic Paraplegia, familial mutation

Test Code

HSP-FAM

Division

Molecular Genetics

Method

Sequencing (all familial variants) by Sanger sequencing

External Proficiency Testing

CAP

Turn Around Time

2 weeks (Prenatal), 3-4 weeks (Pregnant or Urgent), 8-10 weeks (Routine)

Disease/Condition

Hereditary Spastic Paraplegia

Specimen Type

Blood; please contact the Genome Diagnostics Laboratory if you want to send gDNA.

For details about specimen requirements, please refer to: Specimen Types & Requirements (PDF).

Minimum Specimen Requirements

5-10 mL EDTA or ACD
0.5 mL EDTA (neonate); minimum 10 ug of DNA in 100 uL low TE (pH8.0)

Storage/Transportation

If sample shipment  >48 hours, ship on ice.

Special Requirements

Special Instructions for Genome Diagnostics Samples

Please ship us the blood sample within 48 hours of collection. 

Interpretation

Provided with report

For more information, please see information sheet under specific condition.