Test Code: DTCA

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ProGene Cardio & Metabolic


This test screens 67 genes in your DNA for genetic markers that are linked with an increased risk of cardiovascular diseases (CVD) and metabolic disorders such as heart attack, stroke and diabetes.



ProGene Cardio & Metabolic for genetic markers associated with the following diseases, disorders and adverse drug reactions:

CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASES
- Aneurysm (dilation of blood vessel wall)
- Atrial Fibrillation (irregular rapid heartbeat)
- Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (obstruction of bronchial air flow)
- Coronary Heart Disease (blockage of the arteries to the heart)
- Deep Vein Thrombosis (blood clot in deep vein)
- Hypertension (high blood pressure)
- Myocardial Infarction (heart attack)
- Obesity
- Peripheral Arterial Disease
- Pulmonary Embolism (sudden blockage in lung artery)
- Stroke
- Sudden Cardiac Arrest


METABOLIC DISORDERS
- Diabetes - Type 1
- Diabetes - Type 2
- Dyslipidemia
- Gallstone Formation
- Gestational Diabetes(diabetes in pregnancy)
- Gout
- Grave’s Disease (excessive production of thyroid hormones)
- Hyperglycaemia
- Hypertriglyceridemia (excess triglycerides in the blood)
- Hypothyroidism
- Lactose Intolerance
(increases risk of heart disease, stroke and diabetes)
- Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease


ADVERSE DRUG REACTIONS
- Aspirin
- Bucindolol (beta-blocker)
- Metoprolol (beta-blocker)
- Plavix
- Statins
- Warfarin



Test Methodology:

Buccal swab sample from your inner cheek or a blood sample and send it to our laboratory.


Specimen Required: 

Buccal Swab



Turnaround Time : 

Maximum to 8 weeks