What genetic testing is available?
Athena Diagnostics and Invitae Corp offer testing for 27 different types of HSP out of the 70 or more different forms of HSP. As more genes are discovered, it is hopeful that such information will lead to greater availability of testing. Genetic counselors can be found at many major medical centers or by contacting the National Society of Genetic Counselors at (610) 872-7608. Gene tests can be used for prenatal testing.