Dentatorubral-pallidoluysian atrophy (DRPLA) is a progressive disorder of ataxia, myoclonus, epilepsy, and progressive intellectual deterioration in children and ataxia, choreoathetosis, and dementia or character changes in adults. Age of onset varies from childhood through to late adulthood.
Victorian patients only:
State funding for diagnostic, predictive and prenatal testing.
For non Victorian patients:
- $275 (diagnostic & predictive)
- prenatal testing
3 - 6 months
EDTA blood: Adult: 2 x 5 ml
Child: 1-2 ml
Blood Storage Requirements: Do not freeze. Store at 4°C or room temperature.