Cardiology Sequencing- Familial Hypercholesterolemia (15 Genes)
Clinical Genetic Test
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GTR Test Accession: Help GTR000607977.1
Last updated in GTR: 2023-08-15
Last annual review date for the lab: 2024-07-05 LinkOut
At a Glance
Diagnosis; Mutation Confirmation; Risk Assessment; ...
Hypercholesterolemia, familial, 1; Familial hypobetalipoproteinemia 1; Familial type 5 hyperlipoproteinemia more...
APOA4 (11q23.3); APOA5 (11q23.3); APOB (2p24.1); CETP (16q13); CREB3L3 (19p13.3) more...
Molecular Genetics - Mutation scanning of select exons: Next-Generation (NGS)/Massively parallel sequencing (MPS)
The GDI Cardiology Sequencing Panels are recommended for patients that …
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Guidance for management
Ordering Information
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Specimen Source: Help
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  • Health Care Provider
  • Nurse Practitioner
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Pre-test genetic counseling required: Help
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Conditions Help
Total conditions: 15
Condition/Phenotype Identifier
Test Targets
Genes Help
Total genes: 15
Gene Associated Condition Germline or Somatic Allele (Lab-provided) Variant in NCBI
Total methods: 1
Method Category Help
Test method Help
Instrument *
Mutation scanning of select exons
Next-Generation (NGS)/Massively parallel sequencing (MPS)
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Clinical Information
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Diagnosis; Mutation Confirmation; Risk Assessment; Screening
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Guidance for management
View citations (1)
  • Next-Generation Sequencing in Cardiovascular Disease: Present Clinical Applications and the Horizon of Precision Medicine. Parikh VN, et al. Circulation. 2017;135(5):406-409. doi:10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.116.024258. PMID: 28137961.

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The GDI Cardiology Sequencing Panels are recommended for patients that are suspected of or are diagnosed with cardiac disorders with a known genetic link, have a family history of cardiac disorders, or have a known familial variant implicated in a gene that is covered by this panel.
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Technical Information
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Tests performed
Entire test performed in-house
Analytical Validity: Help
The GDI Cardiac Sequencing Familial Hypercholesterolemia Panel sequences 15 genes and was validated with a sensitivity and specificity of 96.5 and 100%, respectively.
Proficiency testing (PT):
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Method used for proficiency testing: Help
Formal PT program

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College of American Pathologists, CAP

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Next-Generation Sequencing-Germline; Next-generation sequencing; NGS
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Regulatory Approval
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