The Collagen Diagnostic Laboratory has expanded our test menu to include genomic sequencing of COL5A1 and COL5A2 for the classical type of Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (EDS types I and II) and TGFB3 for Familial Aneurysm Syndrome. We are also pleased to announce comprehensive genetic testing for Alport Syndrome: a panel that includes the COL4A3, COL4A4, and COL4A5 genes as well as single gene testing of COL4A5 for X-Linked Alport Syndrome. For more information select the disease name under Available Tests.
In the event a patient is not able to afford testing (or insurance is billed and denies coverage) the Collagen Diagnostic Laboratory offers several options through University of Washington Physicians (UWP), including a monthly payment plan, full pay discounts, and charity care options. Please see Billing FAQ's for more information.
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