Overview

Cardiomyopathies are disorders of the heart muscle, which becomes weakened, stretched, or has other structural problems. There are many types of cardiomyopathy which can be caused by genetic variants in a number of genes. The full cardiomyopathy panel assessed all the genes known to associated with inherited cardiomyopathies.

Category

Cost

Please contact VCGS for a full price list on [email protected]

Reporting time

10-12 weeks

Contacts

Dr Belinda Chong

Phone (03) 9936 6550

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