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Ashkenazi Jewish Genetic Diseases: 19 Disease Panel

Ashkenazi Jewish Genetic Diseases: 38 Disease Panel

Sephardic/Mizrahi Jewish Genetic Diseases

Costeff Optic Atrophy (also known as Type III 3-methylglutaconic Aciduria)

A progressive neurological disorder resulting in vision loss, unsteady gait, spasticity (rigid, jerky muscle movement) and loss of ability to walk. Symptoms appear in childhood and there is shortened life expectancy.

Carrier Frequency: 1 in 10 Iraqi Jews (also appears in Persian Jews)

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