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How is a CVS test used to diagnose mucolipidoses disorders?

A CVS test (chorionic villus sampling) is done between eight and ten weeks of pregnancy to look for genetic abnormalities. It can be used to test for the gene that causes mucolipidoses. A doctor examines cells and measures enzymes from the developing placenta. Couples can use the information gathered from this test to make decisions about family planning.

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