The Biomedical Diagnostic Center (CDB, Centro de Diagnóstico Biomédico) is the organizational and management structure of the various specialties encompassed in the Clinical Laboratory Area of Hospital Clínic de Barcelona.
In addition to its task as a general hospital laboratory, the CDB is a recognized reference laboratory for specialized tests.Read more
Our skilled professionals are committed to ensuring the highest quality of the services provided, from designing studies to the evaluation of results. This high level of expertise and the use of state-of-the-art techniques for healthcare and research purposes enable us to offer a wide range of services covering all the needs of our clients. We provide a professional service that also includes advice and guidance in the interpretation of results.
Wilson disease is inherited in an autosomal recessive trait characterized by an impairment of cellular copper transport. It leads to accumulation of copper in several organs, most notably the liver and brain. The diagnosis and early treatment is essential to prevent the progression of the disease.
Loss of menstrual regularity before the age 40 may be a sign of premature ovarian insufficiency (POI). Early diagnosis of POI is important to to treat the hypogonadism and prevent associated diseases. There is an association between POI and premutation in the FMR1 gene. It is very important to provide information and genetic counseling in carriers for future pregnancies.