Severe Early-Onset Obesity
The NHS Genomic Medicine Service for genomic testing of patients with Severe Early-Onset Obesity is being delivered according to the National Genomic Test Directories for Rare and Inherited Disease at the East Genomic Laboratory Hub.
The genes on the panel are listed here – R149 – Severe early-onset obesity gene panel
Check that your patient is eligible for genomic testing here – Rare and Inherited Disease Test Directory Eligibility Criteria
Download our East GLH Severe Early-Onset Obesity referral form here:
Record of Discussion
An appropriate discussion of genomic testing and the possible implications for a patient and their family members must take place prior to testing. A record of this discussion must be retained within the patient record when a genomic test is ordered.
Find more information, including details of the East GLH Patient Choice Consent Framework online training program on our Patient Choice – Consent Framework page.