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Test ID: DUP15    
15q11.2 Duplication, FISH

NY State Approved Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.


Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

Detecting duplications of the 15q11.1-11.3 region in individuals with autistic spectrum disorders


As an adjunct to conventional chromosome analysis to confirm the origin of supernumerary marker chromosomes suspected of being derived from chromosome 15


To help resolve molecular multiplex ligation-dependent probe amplification analysis where 15q duplication is identified, but the structural origin of the duplication is unknown

Genetics Test Information Provides information that may help with selection of the correct test or proper submission of the test request

Useful to identify duplication of chromosome 15 in patients with autism or pervasive developmental delay.

Special Instructions and Forms Describes specimen collection and preparation information, test algorithms, and other information pertinent to test. Also includes pertinent information and consent forms to be used when requesting a particular test

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

Fluorescence In Situ Hybridization (FISH)

Reporting Name A shorter/abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test; an abbreviated test name

15q11.2 Duplication, FISH

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

Duplication 15q
FISH (Fluorescence In Situ Hybridization)
15q11-13 Duplication