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Ashkenazi Jewish Genetic Diseases: 19 Disease Panel

Ashkenazi Jewish Genetic Diseases: 38 Disease Panel

Sephardic/Mizrahi Jewish Genetic Diseases

Hereditary Inclusion Body Myopathy (HIBM)/GNE Myopathy

Progressive muscular dystrophy with onset in the late teens, early twenties or later. Variable disease manfestation may result in being wheelchair-bound at about age 40 or milder weakness, presenting late in life.

Carrier Frequency: 1 in 10 to 1 in 20 Persian Jews

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