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|Coronary Heart Disease Risk Factor (9p21 rs10757278)
Coronary Heart Disease (CHD) | Atherosclerotic Coronary Heart Disease
|Test Information:||Evaluation of asymptomatic individuals with a family history and/or other risk factors of coronary artery disease.
As part of the evaluation of any adult asymptomatic individual for coronary heart disease.
Direct DNA analysis is performed to test the major allele (A) and the minor allele (G) of rs10757278. |
1. Cardiovascular disease risk factors other than rs10757278 are not tested by this assay.
2. The risk prediction only applies to Caucasian and Asian populations.
3. Rare genetic alterations at primer binding sites may result in diagnostic errors.
|Methodology:||This analysis incorporates DNA amplification (PCR), primer extension, and allele resolution by Matrix Assisted Laser Desorption Ionization-Time of F|
|Sample & Shipping Information|
|Test Requisition:||Molecular Diagnostics|
|Requirements:||Draw blood in an EDTA (purple-top) tube(s) and send 6 cc (Adult)|
|Shipping Conditions:||Ship at room temperature in an insulated container by overnight courier. Do not heat or freeze.
|Turn Around Time:||14 days|
|List Price:||*For Insurance or Institutional Prices, please call.|