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Direct DNA analysis

Definition(s)

The use of mutation analysis, mutation scanning, sequence analysis, or other means of molecular genetic testing to detect a genetic alteration associated with a specific disorder; direct DNA analysis is possible only when the gene (or genes) or genomic region associated with a disorder is known

Definition from: GeneReviewsThis link leads to a site outside Genetics Home Reference. from the University of Washington and the National Center for Biotechnology Information

See also Understanding Medical Terminology.

 
Published: October 27, 2014