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Test name


ARVC panel

Purpose of the test


This is a clinical test intended for Help: Diagnosis, Mutation Confirmation, Pre-symptomatic, Prognostic, Risk Assessment



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How to order


Tests can be referred to the lab either directly by patient/family or by referring physician. The first step will be to contact the Genetic counselor or the medical director of the lab to have detailed instruction that vary upon the specific test that is requested. Since the Lab work in conjunction with an outpatient clinic for inherited arrhythmogenic diseases the test can also be requested directly from the Molecular Cardiology team members.

Specimen source

Fresh tissue
Frozen tissue
Isolated DNA
Paraffin block
Peripheral (whole) blood
White blood cell prep


Molecular Genetics
CSequence analysis of the entire coding region
Bi-directional Sanger Sequence AnalysisNext-Generation (NGS)/Massively parallel sequencing (MPS)
  • Ion Torrent

Summary of what is tested

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Clinical utility


Establish or confirm diagnosis

  • Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Cardiomyopathy: Clinical Course and Predictors of Arrhythmic Risk. - PubMed ID: 27931611

Clinical validity


Mutations are found in 40-50% of subjects with clinical diagnosis


Not provided

Test services

  • Clinical Testing/Confirmation of Mutations Identified Previously
  • Confirmation of research findings
  • Genetic counseling
  • Result interpretation

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