Overview

CPVT is characterised by episodic syncope that occurs during exercise or at times of acute emotion. The underlying cause of these episodes is the onset of fast ventricular tachycardia.

Category

Cost

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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