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Chromosomal Microarray Testing

In Patients with Development Delay, Autism or other Congenital Anomalies


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Published: September 2011

Hot Topic Q&A is an opportunity for viewers to submit questions to the Hot Topic presenter. The opportunity to submit questions for this topic is now closed.

The following questions were submitted by viewers and answered by the presenter, Erik Thorland, PhD, Director of the Mayo Clinic Cytogenetics Laboratory in Rochester, Minnesota. Questions are presented as submitted (unedited).

  1. What is the best test to diagnose suspected Turner Syndrome?

    Chromosome studies are still the recommended test for suspected Turner syndrome. However, if there are additional or unusual features (not consistent with Turner syndrome), an array study may be warranted.