Test Catalog

Test ID: BRGGP    
Brugada Syndrome Multi-Gene Panel, Blood

Specimen Type Describes the specimen type validated for testing

Whole Blood EDTA

Advisory Information

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

-KVAR1 / Known Variant Analysis-1 Variant, Varies

-KVAR2 / Known Variant Analysis-2 Variants, Varies

-KVAR3 / Known Variant Analysis-3+ Variants, Varies

 

Call 800-533-1710 to confirm the appropriate test for targeted testing.

Necessary Information

Include physician name and phone number with the specimen.

Specimen Required Defines the optimal specimen required to perform the test and the preferred volume to complete testing

Container/Tube: Lavender top (EDTA)

Specimen Volume: 3 mL

Collection Instructions: Send specimen in original tube.

Additional Information: Prior Authorization is available for this test. Submit the required form with the specimen.

Special Instructions Library of PDFs including pertinent information and forms related to the test

Forms

1. Hereditary Cardiomyopathies and Arrhythmias: Patient Information (T725) is required. See Special Instructions.

2. New York Clients-Informed consent is required. Document on the request form or electronic order that a copy is on file. The following documents are available in Special Instructions:

-Informed Consent for Genetic Testing (T576)

-Informed Consent for Genetic Testing-Spanish (T826)

3. Brugada Syndrome Multi-Gene Panel Prior Authorization Ordering Instructions in Special Instructions

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

Specimen Minimum Volume Defines the amount of sample necessary to provide a clinically relevant result as determined by the Testing Laboratory

1 mL

Reject Due To Identifies specimen types and conditions that may cause the specimen to be rejected

All specimens will be evaluated at Mayo Clinic Laboratories for test suitability.

Specimen Stability Information Provides a description of the temperatures required to transport a specimen to the performing laboratory, alternate acceptable temperatures are also included

Specimen TypeTemperatureTime
Whole Blood EDTAAmbient (preferred)
 Refrigerated