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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 (ReferenceLabTeam@seattlechildrens.org 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:

Stability

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Whole Blood Room temp  
  Refrigerated  
  Frozen N

 

Availability

STAT Performed TAT
N   5 - 8 wks

 

Performing Laboratory

Laboratory for Molecular Medicine

Department

Laboratory for Molecular Medicine

65 Landsdowne St

Cambridge, MA 02139

(617)-768-8500

Reference Range

Interpretive report provided.
 

Methodology

Method: DNA Sequencing

Analytical Volume:

Limitations:

Special Instructions

Links to:

 

Laboratory for Molecular Medicine

 

Required Requisition

Send Out Instructions

 

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

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