Test Overview
Test Methodology

A combination of oligonucleotide hybridization-based DNA sequencing using the Affymetrix GeneChip® platform and dideoxy-based DNA sequencing of the coding regions and splice sites of all genes.

Test Usage

Examines 11 genes known to cause hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (MYBPC3, MYH7, TNNT2, TNNI3, TPM1, ACTC, MYL2, MYL3, LAMP2, PRKAG2, GLA).

Test Details
Analytic Time

8 - 12 weeks

Soft Order Code
HCM1
MiChart Code
Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Panel
Laboratory
Sendout
Reference Laboratory
Harvard Medical School
Section
Special Testing
Specimen Requirements
Collection Instructions

Collect specimen in a lavender top (EDTA) tube. Refrigerate and send intact specimen.

Lavender Top Tube
Normal Volume
7 mL EDTA whole blood
Additional Information

Test sent to Harvard Medical School Partners HealthCare Center for Personalized Genetic Medicine (PCPGM).

Billing
Fee Code
40393
NY State Approved
No