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Table 4 Survey of services available for LGMD gene mutations

From: Automated DNA mutation detection using universal conditions direct sequencing: application to ten muscular dystrophy genes

Laboratory Gene Panel Genes Tested Pricing TAT
Athena Dx Worcester, MA Yes
(9 genes)
CAPN3, SG's, DYSF, CAV3, FKRP, LMNA $10,790.00
(total)
5-6 weeks
Nationwide Children's Ohio State No CAPN3, SG's, DYSF, CAV3, FKRP, LMNA $874.50-$1790.75 (per gene)
(varies by size)
4 weeks
Prevention Genetics Marshfield, WI No CAPN3, DYSF, FKRP, LAMA2, SGCA, SGCB
(6 genes singly sequenced)
$390.00-$2990.00
(per gene)
(varies by size)
40 days/gene
U. of Utah Yes (2 genes) DYSF & CAPN3 $1500.00
(total)
8 weeks
U of Iowa Yes (3 genes)
(panel)*
SGCA, SGCB, FKRP
CAPN3, LMNA, FKRP, POMT1, POMT2, POMGnT, FCMD**
$905panel*
$462-1781
(per gene)
(varies by size)
2-4 wks
  1. Data gathered from GeneTests http://www.genetests.org and telephone survey of available services for LGMD gene testing. * The U of Iowa panel tests for three known mutations only, if none is positive then the entire FKRP gene is sequenced. **7 genes singly sequenced. (Note that the survey was done in April, 2009 and the services fortunately are constantly being expanded and improved.)