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Familial Hypercholesterolemia (FH) Panel
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81405, 81406 (x2), 81479
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Physician Attestation of Informed Consent
This germline genetic test requires physician attestation that patient consent has been received if ordering medical facility is located in AK, DE, FL, GA, IA, MA, MN, NV, NJ, NY, OR, SD or VT or test is performed in MA.
Familial hypercholesterolemia (FH) is characterized by high levels of LDL cholesterol (LDL-C). Elevated levels of LDL-C cause an increased risk for premature coronary artery disease, which can result in myocardial infarction. Individuals with FH may also develop visible lipid deposits in the tendons (tendon xanthoma) or eyes (corneal arcus).
The LDLR, APOB, and PCSK9 genes are associated with familial hypercholesterolemia. This test includes comprehensive analysis of these three genes.
Next Generation Sequencing with Microarray Confirmation
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