Medical Genetics

The Evex Department of Medical Genetics provides the following services:

  1. Diagnosis and treatment of chromosome pathologies.
  2. Diagnosis and treatment of monogenic pathologies.
  3. Diagnosis and treatment of multifactorial pathologies.
  4. Consultation for pregnant women with regard to prenatal diagnostics issues.
  5. Diagnosis and treatment of inherited metabolic diseases.
  6. Examination and consultation required for family planning.

Three state programs are implemented in the Department of Medical Genetics, which cover patients across Georgia:

  1. Diagnosis and treatment of phenylketonuria in patients under 18 years of age.
  2. Diagnosis and treatment of phenylketonuria in patients over age of 18 years.
  3. Diagnostic program of cystic fibrosis in infants, which covers the Tbilisi and Adjara regions.  
  4. 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:

  1. TSH
  2. Ft4
  3. Anti-TPO
  4. Tglu A (transglutaminase antibodies) 
  5. Tglu G (transglutaminase antibodies)
  6. AGA A (antigliadin antibodies)
  7. AGA G (antigliadin antibodies)
  8. TotalA
  9. HSV1+2 IgM
  10. HSV1+2IgG
  11. Chlamidia M
  12. Chlamidia G
  13. Toxoplasma gondii IgM
  14. Toxoplasma gondii IgG
  15. CMV IgM
  16. CMV IgG
  17. Epstein-Barr virus IgM
  18. Epstein-Barr virus IgG
  19. AFP
  20. 17ß Estradiol[Editor1] 
  21. Progesteron
  22. 25(OH)D vitamin
  23. semi-quantitative urine analysis:
  24. methylmalonate
  25. cystine
  26. proline
  27. homocysteine
  28. Benedict’s test
  29. homo-fentisine  
  30. definition of glycosaminoglycan 
  31. Fehling’s test
  1. Sweat chloride test

 [Editor1]Is this correct?