Huntington disease is a progressive brain disorder that causes uncontrolled movements, emotional problems, and loss of thinking ability (cognition).
Victorian Patients Only: State funding for Diagnostic, Predictive and Prenatal testing.
4 - 6 weeks
4 days - 3 weeks (Prenatal)
Dr Belinda Chong
Phone (03) 9936 6550
EDTA blood: Adult: 2 x 5 ml
Amniotic Fluid 20ml
Chorionic Villus 20mg
Patient to be referred to a neurologist for diagnostic tests and to a genetics clinic for predictive/prenatal testing.
Blood Storage Requirements: Do not freeze. Store at 4°C or room temperature.