Quest Diagnostics has launched a next-generation sequencing-based panel to diagnose Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease, as well as a handful of Sanger-based tests for other rare neurological disorders, which were developed through its Athena Diagnostics business.

The Charcot-Marie-Tooth panel includes 23 genes associated with the disorder, including the full exons of each gene and splice sites. Average coverage is 100-fold and turnaround time is three to four weeks.

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