Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: Lee | 2012/01/25

Q.

MLPA testing

hi doc

have you heard about mlpa testing to check for dna malfunctions and to pick up syndromes.
do you know of any good geenticist in the johannesburg area

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

MLPA is a recognised test in genetics. There is an excellent paediatric genetic unit at the Steve Biko Academic Hospital in Pretoria. It would be worthwhile going there.

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