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Diseases

Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center (GARD)

Tangier disease


Other Names for this Disease
  • High density lipoprotein deficiency, type 1
  • HDLDT1
  • High density lipoprotein deficiency, Tangier type
  • Analphalipo-proteinemia
  • Alpha high density lipoprotein deficiency disease
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Tests & Diagnosis

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Where can I access confirmatory testing for Tangier disease?

GeneTests lists laboratories offering clinical genetic testing for this condition. Clinical genetic tests are ordered to help diagnose a person or family and to aid in decisions regarding medical care or reproductive issues. 

Orphanet lists international laboratories offering diagnostic testing for this condition. Click here and scroll down the page to learn more about the processes of certification, accreditation, and external quality assessment available to these labs. Click on Orphanet to view the list.

Talk to your health care provider or a genetic professional to learn more about your testing options.
Last updated: 8/19/2011


Testing

  • The Genetic Testing Registry (GTR) provides information about the genetic tests for this condition. 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.
  • Orphanet lists international laboratories offering diagnostic testing for this condition.
Other Names for this Disease
  • High density lipoprotein deficiency, type 1
  • HDLDT1
  • High density lipoprotein deficiency, Tangier type
  • Analphalipo-proteinemia
  • Alpha high density lipoprotein deficiency disease
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.