Research program

Description: 
ANTAGENE is involved into discovering the causes of hereditary diseases and developp new DNA screening tests
Tests: 

PKD - Polycystic Kidney Disease

Title:
PKD - Polycystic Kidney Disease
Status:
Active
Description: 
Cysts compressing the renal tissue and preventing a correct kidney functioning
Symptomes: 
Excessive water consumption, excessive urine volume, weight loss, vomiting, lethargy, progressive and ultimately fatal renal failure
Age d'aparition: 
-
Examen: 
Echography, histological analyses
Avancement: 
Undergoing sampling
Collaboration: 
-
Contact: 
mageane@antagene.com
Remarques: 
-
Spécialité: 
Nephrology
Prélèvements pour participer à la recherche: 
Blood sample in EDTA tube (1-3 mL) or, failing that, a cheek swab (with 2 cytobrushes). In case of death, whatever the reason: • Sample and put promptly a kidney in formalin for histological analysis, and a piece of tissue in alcohol (e.g. tongue) for
Documents à joindre aux prélèvements: 
Clinical certificate, Sampling certificate, Copy of pedigree
Accroche: 
Kidney failure
Race liée: 
Bengal