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Dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM)

Dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM)

TESTING STRATEGY

MYH7, MYBPC3, TNNT2 and TNNI3 genes are screened directly by Sanger sequencing.

Presymptomatic and confirmatory testing is performed for families with a characterised mutation.

SAMPLE REQUIREMENTS & REPORTING TIME

  • 5-10ml blood in EDTA or DNA
  • 8 weeks for mutation screen
  • 2 weeks for presymptomatic and confirmatory tests

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