Short QT Syndrome Panel
Short QT Syndrome Panel
Short QT syndrome is a condition that can cause a disruption of the normal rhythm of the heart (arrhythmia). In people with this condition, the heart muscle (cardiac) takes less time than usual to recharge between beats.
Short QT syndrome is a rare genetic disorder that affects the heart's electrical activity. Short QT syndrome is caused by mutations in genes involved in the regulation of ion channels in the heart, and this panel tests for genetic variants that are known to affect these processes.
This panel is designed for individuals with a family history of short QT syndrome or individuals with symptoms of the condition, such as palpitations, syncope, and sudden cardiac arrest. Genetic testing can confirm a diagnosis, provide information on disease severity and progression, and inform treatment and management decisions. Testing can also inform family planning decisions and provide reassurance for unaffected family members.
The analysis takes into consideration the mutation of germline DNA, it investigates SNP and Indel mutations up to 150 bp.
- Available in less than 24 hours
- Based on Whole Genome Sequencing
- 5 genes analyzed
- Investigates SNP and Indel mutations up to 150 bp
List of main conditions:
- Short QT Syndrome
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Using a simple at home blood sample, we can collect the 100% of your DNA and analyze the genetic sequence in our lab.
The sequence is divided into several parts, amplified, grouped in clusters and then sequenced.
This sequencing process reveals the order of nucleotides that make up the original DNA sample.
We then compare the genome with a generic and globally recognized reference DNA sequence.
Simple Blood Sample Collection
Painless, quick at home sample collection. User friendly device with CE-IVD mark and FDA approval.
Simply follow the packaging instructions and send the sample back using the pre-paid returns label.
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