There are many types of tests that may be performed to determine whether a child has a genetic birth defect. Listed in the directory below are some, for which we have provided a brief overview.
Chromosome Studies: Karyotype, Extended Banding, Fluorescence In Situ Hybridization (FISH), and Chromosomal Microarray Analysis
Studies for Single Gene Defects: DNA (Direct and Indirect)
Biochemical Genetic Testing
Reviewed Date: 01-30-2010
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