Table 3

Survey of services available for DMD/BMD point mutations





Athena Dx Worcester, MA


6-8 weeks

City of Hope Los Angeles, CA


10 weeks

Emory Univ. Atlanta, GA


4-6 weeks

Resequencing array



6-8 weeks

U. of Utah


6 weeks

Negative -del/dup testing required

Data gathered from GeneTests webcite and telephone survey of available services for DMD/BMD point mutation testing. *Children's Hospital Boston current testing based on DHPLC method, UCDS not yet priced

(Note that the survey was done in April, 2009 and the services fortunately are constantly being expanded and improved.)

Bennett et al. BMC Genetics 2009 10:66   doi:10.1186/1471-2156-10-66

Open Data