Does del(13) (q12q22)(2) take a special probe?

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Question from David:
Does del(13) (q12q22)(2) encompass the RB1 locus, or does that take a special probe?

Answer from Dr. Leclair:
While close to each other, there is sufficient distance and difference that RB1 requires a special probe.

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