GENETICS LAB – ALEXANDER CHACON ARDITE

GENETICS LAB – ALEXANDER CHACON ARDITE
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Patient Chart
Kayla Emily
Scenario 1 – Pedigree Analysis Scenario 2 – Karyotype
Relationship between 1 and 2
Female carrier and Male
not affected, carrier status
unknown
Gender of Fetus Male
Relationship between 1 and 5 Female carrier and Male
affected Chromosomal Abnormalites Yes
Relationship between 1 and
10
Female carrier and Male
not affected, carrier status
unknown
Chromosomal Combination
Result Down syndrome
Relationship between 6 and 7
Female not affected, carrier
status unknown and Male
not affected, carrier status
unknown
Relationship between 4 and 5
Female not affected, carrier
status unknown and Male
affected
Relationship between 5 and 8 Male affected and Male
affected
Relationship between 8 and
10
Male affected and Male not
affected, carrier status
unknown
Relationship between 1 and 3
Female carrier and Male
not affected, carrier status
unknown
Chances mother is a carrier 50%
Chances Kayla is a carrier 50%
Chances Kayla passes the
syndrome to male child 100%
If Kayla is a carrier, what are
chances of having an affected
child?
50%
If Kayla is not a carrier, what
are chances of having an 1 in 3500
affected child?
Assessment 1. How did you determine the chances that Kayla’s mother is a carrier and the chances that Kayla is a carrier?
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2. How did you determine the chances that Kayla could pass the syndrome to a male child?
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3. How did you determine the chances Kayla could have an affected child if she is a carrier?
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4. How did you determine the chances Kayla could have an affected child if she is not a carrier?
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5. Based on the results of the pedigree, what information might a genetic counselor provide to Kayla?
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6. Which part of the karyotype helped you to determine the gender of Emily’s child?
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7. Which part of the karyotype helped you to determine if there are chromosomal abnormalities?
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8. How does the disorder that results from the chromosomal abnormalities affect body systems?
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9. Based on the results of the karyotype, what information might a genetic counselor provide to Emily?
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