MLPA screening is performed when panel testing is negative and a copy number variant is suspected. For LongQT referrals, all genes listed are tested, for Brugada syndrome only SCN5A is tested.
Dr Belinda Chong
Phone (03) 9936 6550
EDTA blood: Adult: 2 x 5 ml
Child: 2 x 1-3 ml
Patient to be referred to a cardiologist or a genetics clinic.
Blood Storage Requirements: Do not freeze. Store at 4°C or room temperature.