Overview

MLPA screening may be performed when panel testing is negative and a copy number variant is suspected. For LongQT referrals, all genes listed are available for testing upon request. For Brugada syndrome only SCN5A is available upon request.

Category

Cost

Long QT (KCNE1, KCNE2, KCNH2, KCNQ1, SCN5A): $250

Brugada Syndrome (SCN5A only): $125

Reporting time

2-4 months

Contacts

Phone: 1300 11 8247
Email: [email protected]

Specimen Requirements

EDTA blood: Adult: 2 x 5 ml

Child: 2 x 1-3 ml

Notes

Patient to be referred to a cardiologist or a genetics clinic.

Blood Storage Requirements: Do not freeze. Store at 4°C or room temperature.

Genes tested