Age-related macular degeneration (ARMD)
Analysis ID 129
Analysis location “GENESIS” Centre for Medical Genetics
Diagnosed illness Age-related macular degeneration (ARMD)
OMIM #603075
Clinical information Age-related macular degeneration (ARMD) is a progressive degeneration of photoreceptors and underlying retinal pigment epithelial (RPE) cells in the macular region of the retina. This is a highly prevalent disease and a major cause of blindness in the Western world.
Type of analysis Molecular
Type of biological material 5 ml peripheral blood collected in the EDTA tube
Analyzed genes CFH
Analysis description Sequencing analysis of the common mutation(s) of the CFH gene
Analysis indication Age-related macular degeneration, disorder in kindreds
Analysis time 3-4 weeks
Refund No
CGM laboratory name Laboratory for diagnostics of the hereditary disorders