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Test Code FHRGP Familial Hypercholesterolemia and Related Disorders Multi-Gene Panel


Advisory Information


Targeted testing for familial variants (also called site-specific or known mutation testing) is available for all genes on this panel:

-KVAR1 / Known Variant Analysis-1 Variant

-KVAR2 / Known Variant Analysis-2 variants

-KVAR3 / Known Variant Analysis-3+ Variants

Call 800-533-1710 to confirm the appropriate test ID for targeted testing if testing for a gene not included on this panel, or if testing for more than 5 variants is needed.



Shipping Instructions


Specimen preferred to arrive within 96 hours of collection.



Necessary Information


Include physician name and phone number with specimen.



Specimen Required


Submit only 1 of the following specimens:

 

Specimen Type: Whole blood

Container/Tube: Lavender top (EDTA)

Specimen Volume: 3 mL

Collection Instructions:

1. Invert several times to mix blood.

2. Send specimen in original tube.

Specimen Stability Information: Ambient (preferred)/Refrigerated

 

Specimen Type: DNA

Container/Tube: 2 mL screw top tube

Specimen Volume: 100 mcL (microliters)

Collection Instructions:

1. The preferred volume is 100 mcL at a concentration of 250 ng/mcL.

2. Include concentration and volume on tube.

Specimen Stability Information: Frozen (preferred)/Ambient/Refrigerated


Forms

1. Familial/Autosomal Dominant Hypercholesterolemia Patient Information is required. See Special Instructions.

2. New York Clients-Informed consent is required. Please document on the request form or electronic order that a copy is on file. An Informed Consent for Genetic Testing (T576) is available in Special Instructions.

3. If not ordering electronically, complete, print, and send a Cardiovascular Test Request Form (T724) with the specimen.

Useful For

Confirming a clinical diagnosis of familial hypercholesterolemia or sitosterolemia

 

Cascade screening of at-risk family members and early diagnosis, treatment, and dietary modifications

 

Ascertaining carrier status of family members of individuals diagnosed with familial hypercholesterolemia for genetic counseling purposes

Method Name

Custom Sequence Capture and Targeted Next-Generation Sequencing Followed by Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) and Supplemental Sanger Sequencing or qPCR

Reporting Name

Hypercholesterolemia Gene Panel

Specimen Type

Varies

Specimen Minimum Volume

Whole blood: 1 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Varies Varies

Reference Values

An interpretive report will be provided.

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Wednesday; Varies

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Clinic Laboratories in Rochester

Test Classification

This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements. This test has not been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

CPT Code Information

81479

81406 x 2

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
FHRGP Hypercholesterolemia Gene Panel In Process

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
601697 Gene(s) Evaluated 36908-2
601708 Result Summary 50397-9
601709 Result Details 82939-0
601710 Interpretation In Process
601711 Additional Information 48767-8
601712 Method 49549-9
601713 Disclaimer 62364-5
601714 Reviewed By 18771-6