EPM2A

OMIMHGNC

Synonym(s): LDE, LD

Locus: 6q24.3

Protein: Laforin

 

Disorders

Tests

Test Type
Molecular (79)
Multi-Gene Panel (64)
Multi-Method Panel (33)
Test Method
Del/Dup (CNV) (37)
Methylation Analysis (1)
Mutation Scanning of Entire Coding Region (1)
Sequencing, Capillary (Sanger) (19)
Genotyping (Microarray, Beads, etc.) (1)
Repeat Expansion / Contraction (6)
Sequencing, Next Gen (60)
Prenatal/Carrier
Prenatal (37)
Carrier (41)
Lab Location
Denmark(2)
Germany(13)
USA(35)
Turkey(2)
Spain(8)
Portugal(2)
Estonia(1)
Canada(6)
Finland(4)
Poland(3)
United Kingdom(1)
Austria(2)
 
TAT: 2-3 weeks
price: contact lab
Lafora Disease (EPM2A Gene Sequence Analysis)
method(s): ◦ Sequencing, Capillary (Sanger) 
Biyolojik Bilimler Arastirma Gelistirme ve Uretim AS, Duzen Laboratuvarlar Grubu - Istanbul, Turkey
TAT: 12-13 weeks
price: contact lab
Epilepsy and Seizure Disorders: Sequencing and Deletion/Duplication Panel
method(s):
EGL Genetic Diagnostics, Molecular Genetics Laboratory - Tucker, GA, USA
TAT: 12-13 weeks
price: contact lab
Neurology: Sequencing Panel
method(s):
EGL Genetic Diagnostics, Molecular Genetics Laboratory - Tucker, GA, USA
TAT: 5-6 weeks
price: contact lab
Sanger sequencing of the EPM2A gene
method(s): ◦ Mutation Scanning of Entire Coding Region ◦ Sequencing, Capillary (Sanger) 
Sistemas Genomicos, Medical Genetics Unit - Paterna, Spain
TAT: 8-10 weeks
price: contact lab
Ataxia Exome Panel
method(s): ◦ Sequencing, Next Gen 
University of Chicago, Genetic Services Laboratory - Chicago, IL, USA
TAT: 4 weeks
price: contact lab
Childhood-Onset Epilepsy Panel
method(s): ◦ Del/Dup (CNV) ◦ Sequencing, Next Gen 
GeneDx - Gaithersburg, MD, USA
TAT: 4 weeks
price: contact lab
Comprehensive Epilepsy Panel
method(s): ◦ Del/Dup (CNV) ◦ Sequencing, Next Gen 
GeneDx - Gaithersburg, MD, USA
TAT: 4 weeks
price: contact lab
Progressive Myoclonic Epilepsy Panel
method(s): ◦ Del/Dup (CNV) ◦ Sequencing, Next Gen 
GeneDx - Gaithersburg, MD, USA
Severe Myoclonic Epilepsy (Dravet Syndrome), Panel Massive Sequencing (NGS) 13 Genes
method(s): ◦ Sequencing, Next Gen 
Reference Laboratory Genetics - Hospitalet de Llobregat, Spain
Progressive Myoclonic Epilepsy Type 2A (Lafora Type) , Sequencing EPM2A Gene
method(s): ◦ Sequencing, Capillary (Sanger) 
Reference Laboratory Genetics - Hospitalet de Llobregat, Spain
Inherited Disease Panel
method(s): ◦ Sequencing, Next Gen 
Genomic Laboratory of the DNA Research Center LTD (Centrum Badań DNA sp z o.o.) - Poznań, Poland
Neurodegenerative Diseases Panel
method(s): ◦ Sequencing, Next Gen 
Genomic Laboratory of the DNA Research Center LTD (Centrum Badań DNA sp z o.o.) - Poznań, Poland
Epilepsy Panel
method(s): ◦ Sequencing, Next Gen 
Genomic Laboratory of the DNA Research Center LTD (Centrum Badań DNA sp z o.o.) - Poznań, Poland
Familial Epilepsy and Related Disorders, Panel Massive Sequencing (NGS) 35 Genes
method(s): ◦ Sequencing, Next Gen 
Reference Laboratory Genetics - Hospitalet de Llobregat, Spain
Progressive myoclonic epilepsy type 2 (deletion/duplication analysis on EPM2A gene)
method(s): ◦ Del/Dup (CNV) ◦ Genotyping (Microarray, Beads, etc.) 
CGC Genetics - Porto, Portugal
Progressive myoclonic epilepsy type 2 (sequence analysis of EPM2A gene)
method(s): ◦ Sequencing, Capillary (Sanger) 
CGC Genetics - Porto, Portugal
TAT: 2-4 weeks
price: contact lab
EPM2A
method(s): ◦ Sequencing, Next Gen 
Amplexa Genetics A/S, Amplexa Genetics, Amplexa - Odense C, Denmark
TAT: 2-4 weeks
price: contact lab
Progressive Myoclonic Epilepsy Panel
method(s): ◦ Sequencing, Next Gen 
Amplexa Genetics A/S, Amplexa Genetics, Amplexa - Odense C, Denmark
Progressive Myoclonic Epilepsy (EPM2A)
method(s): ◦ Sequencing, Capillary (Sanger) 
GENETAQ, Molecular Genetics Centre - Malaga, Spain
Progressive Myoclonic Epilepsy Type 2A (Lafora Type), Deletions-Duplications (MLPA) EPM2A Gene
method(s): ◦ Del/Dup (CNV) 
Reference Laboratory Genetics - Hospitalet de Llobregat, Spain
Dravet Syndrome and Myoclonic Epilepsy
method(s): ◦ Sequencing, Next Gen 
GENETAQ, Molecular Genetics Centre - Malaga, Spain
EPM2A-Related Lafora Disease Test
method(s): ◦ Sequencing, Capillary (Sanger) 
Burc Molecular Genetics Laboratory - Istanbul, Turkey
TAT: 8-10 weeks
price: contact lab
NGS Epilepsy / Seizures Panel
method(s): ◦ Sequencing, Next Gen 
Greenwood Genetic Center Diagnostic Laboratories - Greenwood, SC, USA
Epilepsy
method(s): ◦ Sequencing, Next Gen 
Merseyside & Cheshire Regional Genetics Laboratory - Liverpool, United Kingdom
TAT: 3-5 weeks
price: contact lab
Epileptic Encephalopathy
method(s): ◦ Sequencing, Next Gen 
MGZ München, Medizinisch Genetisches Zentrum München - München, Germany
TAT: 3-5 weeks
price: contact lab
Progressive Myoclonic Epilepsy
method(s): ◦ Sequencing, Next Gen 
MGZ München, Medizinisch Genetisches Zentrum München - München, Germany
TAT: 3-5 weeks
price: contact lab
Epilepsy
method(s): ◦ Sequencing, Next Gen 
MGZ München, Medizinisch Genetisches Zentrum München - München, Germany
TAT: 3-5 weeks
price: contact lab
Brain Malformations / Neuronal Migration Disorders
method(s): ◦ Sequencing, Next Gen 
MGZ München, Medizinisch Genetisches Zentrum München - München, Germany
TAT: 4-5 weeks
price: contact lab
Epilepsy and Mitochondrial Encephalopathy
method(s): ◦ Sequencing, Next Gen 
MGZ München, Medizinisch Genetisches Zentrum München - München, Germany
TAT: 3-5 weeks
price: contact lab
Severe Recessive Childhood Diseases
method(s): ◦ Sequencing, Next Gen 
MGZ München, Medizinisch Genetisches Zentrum München - München, Germany
EPM2A
method(s): ◦ Del/Dup (CNV) ◦ Sequencing, Capillary (Sanger) ◦ Sequencing, Next Gen 
MGZ München, Medizinisch Genetisches Zentrum München - München, Germany
TAT: 4-6 weeks
price: contact lab
Neuronal Ceroid Lipofuscinosis and Progressive Myoclonic Epilepsy Panel
method(s): ◦ Sequencing, Next Gen 
CeGaT GmbH - Tübingen, Germany
TAT: 4-6 weeks
price: contact lab
Ataxia and Differential Diagnoses Panel
method(s): ◦ Repeat Expansion / Contraction ◦ Sequencing, Next Gen 
CeGaT GmbH - Tübingen, Germany
TAT: 7-10 days
price: contact lab
NewbornDx
method(s): ◦ Sequencing, Next Gen 
Parabase Genomics - Boston, MA, USA
TAT: 2-4 weeks
price: contact lab
Single gene testing EPM2A
method(s): ◦ Del/Dup (CNV) ◦ Sequencing, Capillary (Sanger) 
CeGaT GmbH - Tübingen, Germany
Epilepsy and Seizure Disorders: Sequencing Panel
method(s): ◦ Sequencing, Capillary (Sanger) ◦ Sequencing, Next Gen 
CEN4GEN Institute for Genomics and Molecular Diagnostics - Edmonton, Canada
Epilepsy and Seizure Disorders: Deletion/Duplication Panel
method(s): ◦ Del/Dup (CNV) 
CEN4GEN Institute for Genomics and Molecular Diagnostics - Edmonton, Canada
Neurology: Sequencing Panel
method(s): ◦ Sequencing, Capillary (Sanger) ◦ Sequencing, Next Gen 
CEN4GEN Institute for Genomics and Molecular Diagnostics - Edmonton, Canada
Neurology: Deletion/Duplication Panel
method(s): ◦ Del/Dup (CNV) 
CEN4GEN Institute for Genomics and Molecular Diagnostics - Edmonton, Canada
TAT: 8-10 weeks
price: contact lab
Comprehensive Neurogenetics Panel (290 genes)
method(s): ◦ Sequencing, Next Gen 
Sherbrooke Genomic Medicine - Sherbrooke, Canada
TAT: 5-7 weeks
price: contact lab
EpilepsyNext
method(s): ◦ Del/Dup (CNV) ◦ Sequencing, Next Gen 
Ambry Genetics Corp, Ambry Genetics - Aliso Viejo, CA, USA
TAT: 4-6 weeks
price: contact lab
PMEFirst - Progressive Myoclonus Epilepsy Panel
method(s): ◦ Del/Dup (CNV) ◦ Repeat Expansion / Contraction ◦ Sequencing, Next Gen 
Ambry Genetics Corp, Ambry Genetics - Aliso Viejo, CA, USA
TAT: 5-7 weeks
price: contact lab
PMENext - Progressive Myoclonus Epilepsy Panel
method(s): ◦ Del/Dup (CNV) ◦ Repeat Expansion / Contraction ◦ Sequencing, Next Gen 
Ambry Genetics Corp, Ambry Genetics - Aliso Viejo, CA, USA
TAT: 8-10 weeks
price: contact lab
Epilepsy Exome Panel
method(s): ◦ Sequencing, Next Gen 
University of Chicago, Genetic Services Laboratory - Chicago, IL, USA
TAT: 8-10 weeks
price: contact lab
Neurodevelopment -Expanded
method(s): ◦ Del/Dup (CNV) ◦ Sequencing, Next Gen 
Ambry Genetics Corp, Ambry Genetics - Aliso Viejo, CA, USA
TAT: 2-4 weeks
price: contact lab
Comprehensive Epilepsy (NextGen Sequencing Panel and Copy Number Analysis; 502 genes + mtDNA)
method(s): ◦ Del/Dup (CNV) ◦ Sequencing, Next Gen 
MNG Laboratories (Medical Neurogenetics, LLC.) - Atlanta, GA, USA
TAT: 2-4 weeks
price: contact lab
Nonsyndromic Intellectual Disability (NextGen Sequencing Panel and Copy Number Analysis; 191 genes)
method(s): ◦ Del/Dup (CNV) ◦ Sequencing, Next Gen 
MNG Laboratories (Medical Neurogenetics, LLC.) - Atlanta, GA, USA
TAT: 2-4 weeks
price: contact lab
Comprehensive Intellectual Disability (NextGen Sequencing Panel and Copy Number Analysis; 733 Genes)
method(s): ◦ Del/Dup (CNV) ◦ Sequencing, Next Gen 
MNG Laboratories (Medical Neurogenetics, LLC.) - Atlanta, GA, USA
TAT: 4-5 Weeks
price: contact lab
EPM2A
method(s): ◦ Sequencing, Next Gen ◦ Sequencing, Capillary (Sanger) ◦ Del/Dup (CNV) 
Fulgent Diagnostics - Temple City, CA, USA
TAT: 3-4 weeks
price: contact lab
Comprehensive Epilepsy Panel
method(s): ◦ Del/Dup (CNV) ◦ Sequencing, Capillary (Sanger) ◦ Sequencing, Next Gen 
Fulgent Diagnostics - Temple City, CA, USA
TAT: 3-4 weeks
price: contact lab
Early Onset Epileptic Encephalopathy Panel
method(s): ◦ Del/Dup (CNV) ◦ Sequencing, Capillary (Sanger) ◦ Sequencing, Next Gen 
Fulgent Diagnostics - Temple City, CA, USA
TAT: 3-4 weeks
price: contact lab
Idiopathic Generalized Epilepsy Panel
method(s): ◦ Del/Dup (CNV) ◦ Sequencing, Capillary (Sanger) ◦ Sequencing, Next Gen 
Fulgent Diagnostics - Temple City, CA, USA
TAT: 12-13 weeks
price: $1,900.00
ExoNIM Plus Epìlepsy
method(s): ◦ Sequencing, Capillary (Sanger) ◦ Sequencing, Next Gen 
NIMGenetics Genomics & Medicine. (New Integrated Medical Genetics). - Madrid, Spain
TAT: 3-4 weeks
price: $690.00
Lafora Disease via the EPM2A Gene
method(s): ◦ Del/Dup (CNV) 
PreventionGenetics (Prevention Genetics), Clinical DNA Testing and DNA Banking - Marshfield, WI, USA
TAT: 3-4 weeks
price: $1,670.00
Early Infantile Epileptic Encephalopathy Deletion/Duplication Panel
method(s): ◦ Del/Dup (CNV) 
PreventionGenetics (Prevention Genetics), Clinical DNA Testing and DNA Banking - Marshfield, WI, USA
TAT: 3-4 weeks
price: $1,670.00
Early Infantile Epileptic Encephalopathy, Recessive Deletion/Duplication panel
method(s): ◦ Del/Dup (CNV) 
PreventionGenetics (Prevention Genetics), Clinical DNA Testing and DNA Banking - Marshfield, WI, USA
TAT: 2-3 weeks
price: $580.00
Lafora Disease via the EPM2A Gene
method(s): ◦ Sequencing, Capillary (Sanger) 
PreventionGenetics (Prevention Genetics), Clinical DNA Testing and DNA Banking - Marshfield, WI, USA
TAT: 3-5 weeks
price: $1,490.00
Early Infantile Epileptic Encephalopathy Sequencing Panel
method(s): ◦ Sequencing, Next Gen 
PreventionGenetics (Prevention Genetics), Clinical DNA Testing and DNA Banking - Marshfield, WI, USA
TAT: 3-5 weeks
price: $1,290.00
Early Infantile Epileptic Encephalopathy, Recessive Sequencing Panel
method(s): ◦ Sequencing, Next Gen 
PreventionGenetics (Prevention Genetics), Clinical DNA Testing and DNA Banking - Marshfield, WI, USA
Epilepsy
method(s): ◦ Sequencing, Next Gen 
Asper Biotech Ltd., Asper Biotech - Tartu, Estonia
Epilepsy, progressive myoclonic type II/ Lafora (progressive myoklonus-Epilepsie Typ 2/Lafora)
method(s): ◦ Sequencing, Capillary (Sanger) 
Praxis fuer Humangenetik Wien - Vienna, Austria
Epilepsy, progressive myoclonic (progressive Myoklonusepilepsien)
method(s): ◦ Sequencing, Next Gen 
Praxis fuer Humangenetik Wien - Vienna, Austria
TAT: 8-10 weeks
price: contact lab
Developmental regression/dementia/psychosis panel
method(s): ◦ Sequencing, Next Gen 
Sherbrooke Genomic Medicine - Sherbrooke, Canada
TAT: 5-7 weeks
price: contact lab
CustomNext - Epilepsy
method(s): ◦ Del/Dup (CNV) ◦ Sequencing, Next Gen 
Ambry Genetics Corp, Ambry Genetics - Aliso Viejo, CA, USA
TAT: 2-4 weeks
price: contact lab
Myoclonic Epilepsy (NextGen Sequencing Panel and Copy Number Analysis; 93 Genes)
method(s): ◦ Del/Dup (CNV) ◦ Sequencing, Next Gen 
MNG Laboratories (Medical Neurogenetics, LLC.) - Atlanta, GA, USA
TAT: ~2 weeks
price: contact lab
Myoclonic epilepsy of Lafora
method(s): ◦ Sequencing, Capillary (Sanger) ◦ Del/Dup (CNV) 
Centogene AG, Rare Disease Company - Rostock, Germany
Glycogen Storage Disease Panel
method(s): ◦ Sequencing, Capillary (Sanger) ◦ Sequencing, Next Gen 
Mayo Clinic - Minnesota, Molecular Genetics Laboratory - Rochester, MN, USA
TAT: 7-8 weeks
price: contact lab
Comprehensive epilepsy panel
method(s): ◦ Repeat Expansion / Contraction ◦ Sequencing, Next Gen 
Centogene AG, Rare Disease Company - Rostock, Germany
TAT: 1-3 weeks
price: $1,500.00
Invitae Epilepsy Panel
method(s): ◦ Sequencing, Next Gen ◦ Del/Dup (CNV) 
Invitae - San Francisco, CA, USA
TAT: 4-5 weeks
price: contact lab
Myoclonic epilepsy panel
method(s): ◦ Del/Dup (CNV) ◦ Repeat Expansion / Contraction ◦ Sequencing, Next Gen 
Centogene AG, Rare Disease Company - Rostock, Germany
TAT: 3-4 weeks
price: contact lab
Comprehensive Epilepsy Panel
method(s): ◦ Del/Dup (CNV) ◦ Sequencing, Next Gen 
Blueprint Genetics, Helsinki - Helsinki, Finland
TAT: 3-4 weeks
price: contact lab
Comprehensive Metabolism Panel
method(s): ◦ Del/Dup (CNV) ◦ Sequencing, Next Gen 
Blueprint Genetics, Helsinki - Helsinki, Finland
TAT: 3-4 weeks
price: contact lab
Glycogen Storage Disorder Panel
method(s): ◦ Del/Dup (CNV) ◦ Sequencing, Next Gen 
Blueprint Genetics, Helsinki - Helsinki, Finland
TAT: 3-4 weeks
price: contact lab
NCL and Progressive Myoclonic Epilepsy Panel
method(s): ◦ Del/Dup (CNV) ◦ Sequencing, Next Gen 
Blueprint Genetics, Helsinki - Helsinki, Finland
TAT: 3-4 weeks
price: contact lab
Comprehensive Epilepsy Panel
method(s): ◦ Del/Dup (CNV) ◦ Sequencing, Next Gen 
Blueprint Genetics, San Francisco - San Francisco, CA, USA
TAT: 3-4 weeks
price: contact lab
Comprehensive Metabolism Panel
method(s): ◦ Del/Dup (CNV) ◦ Sequencing, Next Gen 
Blueprint Genetics, San Francisco - San Francisco, CA, USA
TAT: 3-4 weeks
price: contact lab
Glycogen Storage Disorder Panel
method(s): ◦ Del/Dup (CNV) ◦ Sequencing, Next Gen 
Blueprint Genetics, San Francisco - San Francisco, CA, USA
TAT: 3-4 weeks
price: contact lab
NCL and Progressive Myoclonic Epilepsy Panel
method(s): ◦ Del/Dup (CNV) ◦ Sequencing, Next Gen 
Blueprint Genetics, San Francisco - San Francisco, CA, USA
TAT: 2-4 weeks
price: contact lab
Comprehensive Intellectual Disability (NextGen Sequencing Panel and Copy Number Analysis; 733 Genes + Fragile X Repeat Expansion and Methylation)
method(s): ◦ Del/Dup (CNV) ◦ Methylation Analysis ◦ Repeat Expansion / Contraction ◦ Sequencing, Next Gen 
MNG Laboratories (Medical Neurogenetics, LLC.) - Atlanta, GA, USA