HEXB

OMIMHGNC

Locus: 5q13.3

Protein: Beta-hexosaminidase subunit beta

 

Disorders

Tests

Test Type
Biochemical (4)
Molecular (74)
Multi-Gene Panel (58)
Multi-Method Panel (34)
Test Method
Del/Dup (CNV) (30)
Quantitative Biochemical Analysis (4)
Sequencing, Capillary (Sanger) (20)
Genotyping (Microarray, Beads, etc.) (2)
Repeat Expansion / Contraction (9)
Sequencing, Next Gen (59)
Prenatal/Carrier
Prenatal (27)
Carrier (41)
Lab Location
Czech Republic(1)
USA(41)
Spain(4)
Portugal(1)
Canada(11)
Korea, Republic of(1)
Poland(4)
Germany(12)
Austria(1)
Finland(2)
 
TAT: 7-10 days
price: contact lab
Hexosaminidase A Deficiency Test
method(s): ◦ Quantitative Biochemical Analysis 
Ichan School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, Mount Sinai Genetic Testing Laboratory-Biochemical Genetics Division - New York, NY, USA
GM2 gangliosidosis type I (HEXB) Test
method(s): ◦ Sequencing, Capillary (Sanger) 
General University Hospital in Prague, Institute of Inherited Metabolic Disorders - Praha, Czech Republic
Sandhoff disease test
method(s): ◦ Sequencing, Capillary (Sanger) 
Medical Genetics Center, Asan Medical Center - Seoul, Korea, Republic of
TAT: 2 weeks
price: contact lab
Hexosaminidase A and B Enzyme Analysis
method(s): ◦ Quantitative Biochemical Analysis 
Baylor Miraca Genetics Laboratories - Houston, TX, USA
TAT: 2 weeks
price: contact lab
Tay-Sachs Carrier Testing (Serum)
method(s): ◦ Quantitative Biochemical Analysis 
Baylor Miraca Genetics Laboratories - Houston, TX, USA
TAT: 7-10 days
price: contact lab
Tay-Sachs Carrier Testing (WBC)
method(s): ◦ Quantitative Biochemical Analysis 
Baylor Miraca Genetics Laboratories - Houston, TX, USA
TAT: 4-5 weeks
price: contact lab
Sandhoff Disease: HEXB Gene Sequencing
method(s):
Emory University School of Medicine, Emory Molecular Genetics Laboratory - Atlanta, GA, USA
TAT: 12-13 weeks
price: contact lab
Lysosomal Storage Disorders: Sequencing Panel
method(s):
Emory University School of Medicine, Emory Molecular Genetics Laboratory - Atlanta, GA, USA
TAT: 4-5 weeks
price: contact lab
Sandhoff Disease: HEXB Gene Deletion/Duplication
method(s):
Emory University School of Medicine, Emory Molecular Genetics Laboratory - Atlanta, GA, USA
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: 4-5 weeks
price: contact lab
HEXB Gene Sequencing and Del/Dup
method(s): ◦ Sequencing, Capillary (Sanger) ◦ Del/Dup (CNV) 
GeneDx - Gaithersburg, MD, USA
TAT: 3-4 weeks
price: contact lab
HEXB Del/Dup
method(s): ◦ Del/Dup (CNV) 
GeneDx - Gaithersburg, MD, USA
Sandhoff Disease, Sequencing HEXB Gene
method(s): ◦ Sequencing, Capillary (Sanger) 
Reference Laboratory Genetics - Hospitalet de Llobregat, Spain
TAT: 7-10 days
price: contact lab
Sandhoff Disease
method(s): ◦ Genotyping (Microarray, Beads, etc.) 
Recombine - Livingston, NJ, USA
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
Metabolic 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
Comprehensive Panel: Developmental Delay, Intellectual Disability, Autism Spectrum Disorders
method(s): ◦ Sequencing, Next Gen 
Genomic Laboratory of the DNA Research Center LTD (Centrum Badań DNA sp z o.o.) - Poznań, Poland
Sandhoff Disease: HEXB gene sequence analysis
method(s): ◦ Sequencing, Capillary (Sanger) 
GENETAQ, Molecular Genetics Centre - Malaga, Spain
TAT: 8-10 weeks
price: contact lab
NGS Lysosomal Storage Disease Panel
method(s): ◦ Sequencing, Next Gen 
Greenwood Genetic Center Diagnostic Laboratories - Greenwood, SC, USA
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: 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
TAT: 4-6 weeks
price: contact lab
Lysosomal Disorders 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
GM2-gangliosidosis type 2 (Sandhoff disease, sequence analysis of HEXB gene)
method(s): ◦ Sequencing, Next Gen 
CGC Genetics - Porto, Portugal
Pan-Ethnic Carrier Screen: Gene Sequencing Panel
method(s): ◦ Sequencing, Capillary (Sanger) ◦ Sequencing, Next Gen 
CEN4GEN Institute for Genomics and Molecular Diagnostics - Edmonton, Canada
Pan-Ethnic Carrier Screen: Targeted Mutation Panel
method(s): ◦ Sequencing, Capillary (Sanger) ◦ Sequencing, Next Gen 
CEN4GEN Institute for Genomics and Molecular Diagnostics - Edmonton, Canada
Sandhoff Disease: HEXB Gene Deletion/Duplication
method(s): ◦ Sequencing, Capillary (Sanger) ◦ Sequencing, Next Gen 
CEN4GEN Institute for Genomics and Molecular Diagnostics - Edmonton, Canada
Sandhoff Disease: HEXB Gene Sequencing
method(s): ◦ Sequencing, Capillary (Sanger) ◦ Sequencing, Next Gen 
CEN4GEN Institute for Genomics and Molecular Diagnostics - Edmonton, Canada
Lysosomal Storage Disorders: Sequencing Panel
method(s): ◦ Sequencing, Capillary (Sanger) ◦ Sequencing, Next Gen 
CEN4GEN Institute for Genomics and Molecular Diagnostics - Edmonton, Canada
Lysosomal Storage Disorders: 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: 8-10 weeks
price: contact lab
Epilepsy Exome Panel
method(s): ◦ Sequencing, Next Gen 
University of Chicago, Genetic Services Laboratory - Chicago, IL, USA
Sandhoff Disease (HEXB)
method(s): ◦ Genotyping (Microarray, Beads, etc.) ◦ Sequencing, Next Gen 
Integrated Genetics, Molecular Diagnostic Laboratory - Westborough, MA, USA
Pan-Ethnic Carrier Screen: Mutation and SMA Analysis
method(s): ◦ Sequencing, Capillary (Sanger) ◦ Sequencing, Next Gen 
CEN4GEN Institute for Genomics and Molecular Diagnostics - Edmonton, Canada
Pan-Ethnic Carrier Screen: Full Gene Sequencing and SMA Analysis
method(s): ◦ Sequencing, Capillary (Sanger) ◦ Sequencing, Next Gen 
CEN4GEN Institute for Genomics and Molecular Diagnostics - Edmonton, Canada
Storage and Energetic Metabolism Diseases, Panel Massive Sequencing (NGS) 84 Genes
method(s): ◦ Sequencing, Next Gen 
Reference Laboratory Genetics - Hospitalet de Llobregat, Spain
TAT: 2-4 weeks
price: contact lab
Ataxia/Episodic Ataxia Disorders (NextGen Sequencing Panel and Copy Number Analysis; 330 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
Comprehensive Muscular Dystrophy/Myopathy (NextGen Sequencing Panel and Copy Number Analysis; 407 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
Lysosomal Disease (NextGen Sequencing Panel and Copy Number Analysis; 72 Genes)
method(s): ◦ Del/Dup (CNV) ◦ Sequencing, Next Gen 
MNG Laboratories (Medical Neurogenetics, LLC.) - Atlanta, GA, USA
TAT: 2-4 weeks
price: contact lab
Macrocephaly and Overgrowth Syndromes (NextGen Sequencing Panel and Copy Number Analysis; 114 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 Metabolic Disease Hepatomegaly (NextGen Sequencing Panel and Copy Number Analysis; 79 genes + mtDNA)
method(s): ◦ Del/Dup (CNV) ◦ Sequencing, Next Gen 
MNG Laboratories (Medical Neurogenetics, LLC.) - Atlanta, GA, USA
TAT: 4-5 Weeks
price: contact lab
HEXB
method(s): ◦ Sequencing, Next Gen ◦ Sequencing, Capillary (Sanger) ◦ Del/Dup (CNV) 
Fulgent Diagnostics - Temple City, CA, USA
TAT: 4-6 Weeks
price: contact lab
Intellectual Disability NGS Panel
method(s): ◦ Sequencing, Next Gen ◦ Sequencing, Capillary (Sanger) ◦ Del/Dup (CNV) 
Fulgent Diagnostics - Temple City, CA, USA
TAT: 4-6 Weeks
price: contact lab
Lysosomal Disorders NGS Panel
method(s): ◦ Sequencing, Next Gen ◦ Sequencing, Capillary (Sanger) ◦ Del/Dup (CNV) 
Fulgent Diagnostics - Temple City, CA, USA
TAT: 2-3 weeks
price: contact lab
Horizon 274 (Pan-Ethnic Extended Panel)
method(s): ◦ Del/Dup (CNV) ◦ Repeat Expansion / Contraction ◦ Sequencing, Next Gen 
Natera, Inc. - San Carlos, 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: 4-6 weeks
price: contact lab
Ataxia, autosomal recessive and X-linked Panel
method(s): ◦ Repeat Expansion / Contraction ◦ Sequencing, Next Gen 
CeGaT GmbH - Tübingen, Germany
TAT: 2-3 weeks
price: contact lab
Horizon 137 (Pan-Ethnic Intermediate Panel)
method(s): ◦ Del/Dup (CNV) ◦ Repeat Expansion / Contraction ◦ Sequencing, Next Gen 
Natera, Inc. - San Carlos, CA, USA
TAT: 3-4 weeks
price: $690.00
Sandhoff Disease via the HEXB Gene
method(s): ◦ Del/Dup (CNV) 
PreventionGenetics (Prevention Genetics), Clinical DNA Testing and DNA Banking - Marshfield, WI, USA
TAT: 2-3 weeks
price: $870.00
Sandhoff Disease via the HEXB Gene
method(s): ◦ Sequencing, Capillary (Sanger) 
PreventionGenetics (Prevention Genetics), Clinical DNA Testing and DNA Banking - Marshfield, WI, USA
Gangliosidosis (Gangliosidose)
method(s): ◦ Sequencing, Next Gen 
Praxis fuer Humangenetik Wien - Vienna, Austria
TAT: 8-10 weeks
price: contact lab
Progressive and non-progressive ataxia
method(s): ◦ Sequencing, Next Gen 
Sherbrooke Genomic Medicine - Sherbrooke, Canada
TAT: 8-10 weeks
price: contact lab
Developmental regression/dementia/psychosis panel
method(s): ◦ Sequencing, Next Gen 
Sherbrooke Genomic Medicine - Sherbrooke, Canada
TAT: ~2 weeks
price: contact lab
Sandhoff disease
method(s): ◦ Sequencing, Capillary (Sanger) 
Centogene AG, Rare Disease Company - Rostock, Germany
TAT: ~2 weeks
price: contact lab
GM2-gangliosidosis type 2
method(s): ◦ Sequencing, Capillary (Sanger) 
Centogene AG, Rare Disease Company - Rostock, Germany
TAT: 2-4 weeks
price: contact lab
Ataxia/Episodic Ataxia Disorders (NextGen Sequencing Panel, Copy Number Analysis; 330 Genes + mtDNA + HTT Repeat Expansion Analysis)
method(s): ◦ Del/Dup (CNV) ◦ Repeat Expansion / Contraction ◦ Sequencing, Next Gen 
MNG Laboratories (Medical Neurogenetics, LLC.) - Atlanta, GA, USA
Peroxisomal and Lysosomal Diseases, Panel Massive Sequencing (NGS) 80 Genes
method(s): ◦ Sequencing, Next Gen 
Reference Laboratory Genetics - Hospitalet de Llobregat, Spain
Lysosomal Storage Disease Panel
method(s): ◦ Sequencing, Capillary (Sanger) ◦ Sequencing, Next Gen 
Mayo Clinic - Minnesota, Molecular Genetics Laboratory - Rochester, MN, USA
TAT: 2-4 weeks
price: contact lab
Ataxia/Episodic Ataxia Disorders (NextGen Sequencing Panel and Copy Number Analysis; 330 Genes + mtDNA + SCA and HTT Repeat Expansion Analysis)
method(s): ◦ Del/Dup (CNV) ◦ Repeat Expansion / Contraction ◦ Sequencing, Next Gen 
MNG Laboratories (Medical Neurogenetics, LLC.) - Atlanta, GA, USA
TAT: 2-4 weeks
price: contact lab
Ataxia/Episodic Ataxia Disorders (NextGen Sequencing Panel and Copy Number Analysis; 330 Genes + mtDNA + FRDA Repeat Expansion Analysis)
method(s): ◦ Del/Dup (CNV) ◦ Repeat Expansion / Contraction ◦ Sequencing, Next Gen 
MNG Laboratories (Medical Neurogenetics, LLC.) - Atlanta, GA, USA
TAT: 2-4 weeks
price: contact lab
Ataxia/Episodic Ataxia Disorders (NextGen Sequencing Panel and Copy Number Analysis; 330 Genes + mtDNA + SCA and FRDA Repeat Expansion Analysis)
method(s): ◦ Del/Dup (CNV) ◦ Repeat Expansion / Contraction ◦ Sequencing, Next Gen 
MNG Laboratories (Medical Neurogenetics, LLC.) - Atlanta, GA, USA
TAT: 2-3 weeks
price: contact lab
CentoICU Platinum
method(s): ◦ Sequencing, Next Gen 
Centogene AG, Rare Disease Company - Rostock, Germany
TAT: 1-3 weeks
price: $1,500.00
Invitae GM2 Gangliosidosis Panel
method(s): ◦ Sequencing, Next Gen ◦ Del/Dup (CNV) 
Invitae - San Francisco, CA, USA
TAT: 1-3 weeks
price: $1,500.00
Invitae Comprehensive Lysosomal Storage Disorders Panel
method(s): ◦ Sequencing, Next Gen ◦ Del/Dup (CNV) 
Invitae - San Francisco, CA, USA
TAT: 1-3 weeks
price: $1,500.00
Invitae Sandhoff Disease Test
method(s): ◦ Sequencing, Next Gen ◦ Del/Dup (CNV) 
Invitae - San Francisco, CA, USA
TAT: 4-5 weeks
price: contact lab
Lysosomal storage disease panel
method(s): ◦ Del/Dup (CNV) ◦ Sequencing, Next Gen 
Centogene AG, Rare Disease Company - Rostock, Germany
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
Lysosomal Disorders and Mucopolysaccharidosis 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, San Francisco - San Francisco, CA, USA
TAT: 3-4 weeks
price: contact lab
Lysosomal Disorders and Mucopolysaccharidosis Panel
method(s): ◦ Del/Dup (CNV) ◦ Sequencing, Next Gen 
Blueprint Genetics, San Francisco - San Francisco, CA, USA
TAT: 2 weeks
price: contact lab
GeneAware Complete Panel Version 2 (Female)
method(s): ◦ Del/Dup (CNV) ◦ Sequencing, Next Gen 
Baylor Miraca Genetics Laboratories - Houston, TX, USA
TAT: 2 weeks
price: contact lab
GeneAware Complete Panel Version 2 (Male)
method(s): ◦ Del/Dup (CNV) ◦ Sequencing, Next Gen 
Baylor Miraca Genetics Laboratories - Houston, TX, USA
TAT: 2-4 weeks
price: contact lab
Ataxia/Episodic Ataxia Disorders (NextGen Sequencing Panel and Copy Number Analysis; 330 Genes + mtDNA + SCA Repeat Expansion Analysis)
method(s): ◦ Del/Dup (CNV) ◦ Repeat Expansion / Contraction ◦ Sequencing, Next Gen 
MNG Laboratories (Medical Neurogenetics, LLC.) - Atlanta, GA, USA