Pathology Test Details

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Laboratory Victorian Clinical Genetics Services : Reproductive Genetic Testing, Genetics & Genomics, and Biochemical Genetic Laboratories - VIC
Test Name Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Cardiomyopathy
Genes Tested DSC2,DSG2,DSP,JUP,PKP2,TGFB3,TMEM43,RyR2
Test Description ARVD is characteried by progressive fibrofatty replacement of the myocardium in the right ventricle which can lead to sudden cadiac failure.
Method NGS
Test Type Panel
Comment Patient to be referred to a cardiologist or a genetics clinic.
Test Accreditation Included In NATA Scope
Clinical Context Heritable variants, Prenatal test
Sample Required EDTA blood: Adult: 2 x 5 ml, Child: 2 x 1-3 ml
Turn Around Time 10-12 weeks
Medicare Rebate No Medicare rebate
Pathology Test Last Edit Date 3/07/2017 11:51:10 AM
03-Jul-2017
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