Journal article

Evaluating systematic reanalysis of clinical genomic data in rare disease from single center experience and literature review

Natalie B Tan, Rachel Stapleton, Zornitza Stark, Martin B Delatycki, Alison Yeung, Matthew F Hunter, David J Amor, Natasha J Brown, Chloe A Stutterd, George McGillivray, Patrick Yap, Matthew Regan, Belinda Chong, Miriam Fanjul Fernandez, Justine Marum, Dean Phelan, Lynn S Pais, Susan M White, Sebastian Lunke, Tiong Y Tan

Molecular Genetics and Genomic Medicine | WILEY | Published : 2020

Abstract

BACKGROUND: Our primary aim was to evaluate the systematic reanalysis of singleton exome sequencing (ES) data for unsolved cases referred for any indication. A secondary objective was to undertake a literature review of studies examining the reanalysis of genomic data from unsolved cases. METHODS: We examined data from 58 unsolved cases referred between June 2016 and March 2017. First reanalysis at 4-13 months after the initial report considered genes newly associated with disease since the original analysis; second reanalysis at 9-18 months considered all disease-associated genes. At 25-34 months we reviewed all cases and the strategies which solved them. RESULTS: Reanalysis of existing ES ..

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