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Testing in the UK

Genetic testing in the UK has been changing over the last couple of years.  Whereas CDKL5 was only tested in Cardiff, the home of the original trial, there are now a number of laboratories testing under epilepsy gene panels. Details can be found below.

The All Wales Genetics Laboratory 

North East Thames Genetic Service - Great Ormond Street

You can still request the test for CDKL5 as a single gene test at the following labs:

Institute of Medical Genetics, University Hospital of Wales, Heath Park, Cardiff, CF14 4XW


West of Scotland Genetic Service, Level 2B, Laboratory Medicine, South General Hospital, Govan Road, Glasgow, G51 4TF