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Diseases

Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center (GARD)

Abetalipoproteinemia


Other Names for this Disease
  • Bassen Kornzweig syndrome
  • Microsomal triglyceride transfer protein deficiency disease
  • Microsomal triglyceride transfer protein deficiency
  • ABL
  • Abetalipoproteinemia neuropathy
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Tests & Diagnosis

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Is genetic testing available for abetalipoproteinemia?

Yes. The Genetic Testing Registry (GTR) provides information about the genetic tests available for abetalipoproteinemia. The intended audience for the GTR is health care providers and researchers. Patients and consumers with specific questions about a genetic test should contact a health care provider or a genetics professional.

Prenatal testing may also be available for pregnancies at increased risk if the mutations in the family have been identified.
Last updated: 3/21/2016


Other Names for this Disease
  • Bassen Kornzweig syndrome
  • Microsomal triglyceride transfer protein deficiency disease
  • Microsomal triglyceride transfer protein deficiency
  • ABL
  • Abetalipoproteinemia neuropathy
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.