Use of targeted array-based CGH for the clinical diagnosis of chromosomal imbalance: is less more?

Chromosome analysis is an important component to the diagnosis of congenital anomalies, developmental delay, and mental retardation. Routine chromosome analysis identifies aneuploidy and structural rearrangements greater than 5 Mb but cannot identify abnormalities of the telomeric regions or microdeletions reliably. Molecular cytogenetic techniques were… CONTINUE READING