Sign in →

Test Code Cardiochip HCM CardioChip Test

Important Note

This panel includes 20 genes: ACTC1, ACTN2, CSRP3, GLA, LAMP2, MYBPC3, MYH7, MYL2, MYL3, MYOZ2, NEXN, PLN, PRKAG2, PTPN11, RAF1, TNNC1, TNNI3, TNNT2,TPM1, and TTR. 


The Laboratory for Molecular Medicine requires a completed requisition & consent form signed by the ordering provider before testing can be initiated.  See links below to access these forms. Ordering provider must submit completed forms to Sendouts ( and fax number to 206-985-3337) prior to sample shipment.


Monday - Thursday AM collection is preferred.  Deliver to the lab immediately.

Clinical System Name

HCM Cardiochip Test

Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy (HCM)

Sample Requirements

Specimen: Whole Blood

Container(s): Lavender/EDTA Tube

Preferred Vol: 7.0 mL

Minimum Vol: 3.0 mL



Processing Instructions

Reject due to:

Spin: N

Aliquot: N

Temp: 2-6 C

Storage location: Do not spin. Affix large Cerner labels to tubes and place in refrigerator send-outs rack.  Store extra labels and copy of requisition in the clear plastic box attached to CPA refrigerator. Alert Send-outs team.


Off-site collection:


Specimen Type Temperature Time
Whole Blood Room temp  
  Frozen N



STAT Performed TAT
N   5 - 8 wks


Performing Laboratory

Laboratory for Molecular Medicine


Laboratory for Molecular Medicine

65 Landsdowne St

Cambridge, MA 02139


Reference Range

Interpretive report provided.


Method: DNA Sequencing

Analytical Volume:


Special Instructions

Links to:


Laboratory for Molecular Medicine


Required Requisition

Send Out Instructions


Reference Test Name: HCM CardioChip Test
Reference Test Number: Imp-HCMD

Ship at room temperature, avoid freezing sample. Send overnight via FedEx. Laboratory for Molecular Medicine does NOT accept Saturday Delivery.