Analysis ID 190
Analysis location “GENESIS” Centre for Medical Genetics
Diagnosed illness Hypoalphalipoproteinemia
OMIM 604091
Clinical information 20% to 30% of early familial coronary heart disease (CHD) is attributed to a disorder named hypoalphalipoproteinemia or high-density lipoprotein (HDL) deficiency. Extensive epidemiologic studies has shown that low HDL levels convey an increased risk for cardiovascular disease.
Type of analysis Molecular
Type of biological material 5 ml of peripheral blood collected in an ETDA tube; DNA sample
Analyzed genes APOA1
Analysis description Identification of the most common mutation in the APOA1 gene
Analysis indication Hypoalphalipoproteinemia
Analysis time 3 - 4 weeks
Refund Yes
CGM laboratory name Laboratory for Molecular Genetics