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Test name


Hereditary Heart Health Test (Cardio)

Purpose of the test


This is a clinical test intended for Help: Diagnosis, Mutation Confirmation, Predictive, Risk Assessment, Screening



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How to order


Please see Color website for ordering details (https://www.color.com/).
Order URL Help: https://www.color.com/

Specimen source

Peripheral (whole) blood


Molecular Genetics
CSequence analysis of the entire coding region
Next-Generation (NGS)/Massively parallel sequencing (MPS)
  • Other

Summary of what is tested

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Clinical utility


Not provided

Clinical validity


Not provided

Test services

  • Clinical Testing/Confirmation of Mutations Identified Previously
  • Confirmation of research findings
  • Custom Deletion/Duplication Testing
  • Custom Sequence Analysis
  • Genetic counseling
  • Result interpretation

Practice guidelines

  • ACMG ACT, 2019
    American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics, Genomic Testing (Secondary Findings) ACT Sheet, APOB, LDLR, PCSK9 Pathogenic Variants (Familial Hypercholesterolemia), 2019
  • CSANZ, 2016
    The Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand, Diagnosis and Management of Familial Hypercholesterolaemia – Position Statement
  • NICE, 2019
    National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence, Identification and management of familial hypercholesterolaemia, 2008 [Updated: 4 October 2019]

Consumer resources

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