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NSGC Presentation Announcement

MNG Laboratories will be presentating “Challenging Cases and the Need for Complementary Test Methods to Improve Clinical Sensitivity of Genetic Testing” at this year’s National Society of Genetic Counselor Annual Conference.   Date and Time: Wednesday, September 13th 6:30PM-7:00PM Presenters: Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Peter L. Nagy, MD, PhD Genetic Counselor, Ymkje Cuperus, MS Summary: MNG Laboratories […]


Expanded SCA Repeat Expansion Testing Now Available

Approximately 50-80% of ataxia cases are caused by repeat expansions, which are not detected by standard sequencing analysis. We recently launched the addition of the 5 most common SCA repeat expansions into our Ataxia/Episodic Ataxia Panels to meet this need. To further support our comprehensive ataxia options and provide the most sensitive testing possible, MNG Laboratories has […]


Case Study – Late Onset Seizures in Pyridoxamine 5′-Phospate oxidase (PNPO) deficiency

Sarah Weatherspoon, William A. Langley, Kelly Ward, Kristie Patterson, Peter L. Nagy, Keith Hyland PNPO deficiency is an autosomal recessive disorder that leads to pyridoxal 5’-phosphate deficiency and typically results in neonatal or early onset seizures. The latest age reported for presentation is 5 months in an infant with infantile spasms (Mills et al 2014). […]


Meet Our Senior Genetic Counselor: Ymkje Cuperus, MS

Ymkje Cuperus, MS Senior Genetic Counselor We are excited to announce that Ymkje Cuperus, MS has joined MNG Laboratories as our Senior Genetic Counselor! Ymkje hails from the Netherlands and obtained her RN at UMC Sint Radboud Nijmegen, her BHA in Health Management at Hogeschool Arnhem/Nijmegen, and her MS in Health Science at Utrecht University. […]


New Panels Now Available

MNG Laboratories is excited to announce the release of 3 new panels to our testing portfolio. Each panel includes single-exon resolution copy number analysis to ensure that we are providing you with the most clinically sensitive testing possible. We also understand that pathogenic variants in the mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) can be associated with an array […]


Build Your Own Custom Next-Generation Sequencing Panel

MNG Laboratories’ testing portfolio isn’t just limited to what we have in our test directory. We understand that everyone has different testing needs, which is why we are now offering the flexibility of customizing targeted next-generation sequencing (NGS) panels. Additional testing such as repeat expansions and mtDNA sequencing and deletion analysis are also available as […]


Improved and Expanded Spastic Paraplegia Panel Now Available

MNG Laboratories understands the importance of providing your patients with the most comprehensive testing possible, particularly with disorders such as spastic paraplegia that are both clinically and genetically heterogeneous.  When it comes to our Spastic Paraplegia Panel, we guarantee coverage of all pathogenic variants in the most relevant genes while providing single-exon resolution copy number […]


Redefining Your Comprehensive Intellectual Disability Panel

MNG Laboratories understands the importance of having a robust Comprehensive Intellectual Disability Panel to provide the answers your patients need. Our complete offering guarantees coverage of all pathogenic variants in the most relevant genes while providing single-exon resolution copy number analysis. We routinely review over 15,600 disease causing variants in genes associated with conditions that are linked […]


MNG Laboratories Now Accepting Reassessment of Sample Data

Evaluating your patient’s genetic data is critical to making important decisions and diagnosis. Changes to interpretations based on new findings and publications are an important part of characterizing and treating disorders of genetic origin and are critical to any laboratory relationship. We have reassessed samples run here at MNG on an ad-hoc basis and, as […]


MNG Announces First Ever MNG Healthy Exome™

MNG Laboratories is proud to launch our new MNG Healthy Exome™, an innovative new screening test that will offer healthy individuals a comprehensive overview of their genetic makeup . Read our full press release here.