Finding a Testing Centre
Fragile X can be determined with a blood test which is available in India. The blood test is usually supported with clinical symptoms to arrive at an accurate diagnosis.
The same DNA test used to diagnose Fragile X Syndrome is used to test for FXTAS.
Who is it for?
Who should test for Fragile X Syndrome?
- Individuals with Autism/autistic features.
- Family history of Fragile X Syndrome.
- Females with fertility problems.
- Aged persons having ataxia like features.
Where to Test for Fragile X Syndrome?
Dr. Gauri Pandit
Swami Vivekanand Institute of Neurology, Neurosurgery and spine,
Maida Mill Road, Near Reserve Bank,
Bhopal. Madhya Pradesh – 462011
Phone: 0755 2676666
Dr. IC Verma
Institute of Medical Genetics & Genomics
Sir Ganga Ram Hospital,
New Delhi – 110060.
Phone Direct lines: +91-11-2586 1767; 4225 1993
Fax number: +91-11-2586 2206
Dr. Madhulika Kabra
Genetics Unit, Department of Pediatrics,
New Delhi – 110029
Dr. Sheela Nampoothiri
Department of Pediatric Genetics,
Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences & Research Centre,
AIMS Ponekkara PO,
Cochin – 682041,
Tel: +91 484 2851234
FAX: +91 484 2802020
Dr. GR Chandak
Uppal main road,
Hyderabad – 500007.
Dr. Mohandas Nair
Additional Professor in Pediatrics and head of genetic clinic,
Government Medical College,
Dr. Prochi Madon
Dr. Arundhati Athuyle
Fragile-X testing and Genetic Counseling,
Jaslok Hospital and Research Centre.
Dr. Chaitanya A. Datar
Clinical & Metabolic Geneticist,
Sahyadri Medical Genetics & Tissue Engg Facility,
KEM Hospital, Pune,
Bharati Hospital, Pune,
Clinic/ Lab Address
Sahyadri Medical Genetics & Tissue Engineering Facility (SMGTEF),
Sahyadri Corporate Building, 4th floor,
Lokmanya Colony, Opposite Vanaz Compound, Kothrud,
Behind Sahyadri Hospital Kothrud,