The correct diagnosis is very important since symptoms are similar to those of other disorders that involve intellectual development.
The test result is obtained through DNA analysis and must be performed when the physical and behavioral characteristics already mentioned are accompanied by intellectual disability.
Currently, there are two techniques for establishing the diagnosis:
– PCR (Polymerase Chain Reaction)
– Southern Blot
HEALTH INSURANCE COVERAGE: The Molecular Analysis for Fragile X Syndrome is part of the ANS Procedures List, a list of health procedures whose coverage is guaranteed. For more information,click here!!
FOR THOSE WITH NO HEALTH INSURANCE: The Buko Kaesemodel Institute can assist in reaching the diagnosis by offering subsidies or paying for tests, depending on the socio-economic analysis of the families as well as the economic capacity of the Institute at the time.
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