The Evex Department of Medical Genetics provides the following services:
- Diagnosis and treatment of chromosome pathologies.
- Diagnosis and treatment of monogenic pathologies.
- Diagnosis and treatment of multifactorial pathologies.
- Consultation for pregnant women with regard to prenatal diagnostics issues.
- Diagnosis and treatment of inherited metabolic diseases.
- Examination and consultation required for family planning.
Three state programs are implemented in the Department of Medical Genetics, which cover patients across Georgia:
- Diagnosis and treatment of phenylketonuria in patients under 18 years of age.
- Diagnosis and treatment of phenylketonuria in patients over age of 18 years.
- Diagnostic program of cystic fibrosis in infants, which covers the Tbilisi and Adjara regions.
- The department includes a medical genetics laboratory, 2 clinical geneticists, 1.5 laboratory physicians, and one pediatric endocrinology and metabolism specialist.
The following is a list of tests that are carried out:
- Tglu A (transglutaminase antibodies)
- Tglu G (transglutaminase antibodies)
- AGA A (antigliadin antibodies)
- AGA G (antigliadin antibodies)
- HSV1+2 IgM
- Chlamidia M
- Chlamidia G
- Toxoplasma gondii IgM
- Toxoplasma gondii IgG
- CMV IgM
- CMV IgG
- Epstein-Barr virus IgM
- Epstein-Barr virus IgG
- 17ß Estradiol[Editor1]
- 25(OH)D vitamin
- semi-quantitative urine analysis:
- Benedict’s test
- definition of glycosaminoglycan
- Fehling’s test
- Sweat chloride test
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