Pharmacogenetics Workflow

  • Order a Test

    Order a Test

    Following patient consultation, the medical doctor fills out the test requisition form

  • Genetic analysis

    Genetic analysis

    Send, by mail, the biological sample (a buccal swab) and the signed test requisition form to the HeartGenetics labs

  • Genetic test report

    Genetic test report

    Results are delivered to the healthcare professional that requested the test, using the HeartGenetics’s web-based client platform.

Pharmagenetics
Nr. Genes
Nr. Genetic
Variants
Genes (Nr Genetic Variants)
Pharmacogenetics
Requisition
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Warfarin PGX VIEW NHS CODES
2
3
CYP2C9(2), VKORC1 (1)
N.A.
Simvastatin PGX VIEW NHS CODES
1
3
SLCO1B1(3)
N.A.
Clopidogrel PGX VIEW NHS CODES
1
3
CYP2C19(3)
N.A.

Legal requirements

  • According to the Portuguese Act 12/ 2005, only certified medical doctors can request genetic testing. If you are not yet registered at HeartGenetics, please contact us here.
  • The person that will perform the genetic test must sign an informed consent form.
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    Results are delivered in 10 days, with exception to HCMScreening and SportGene (both 30 days).

     

    Sample conditions

  • Saliva: Isohelix Saliva Collectors Kit or Oragene DNA Collection kit, Genotek; DNA / RNA Shield ™ Collection Tube with Swab, Zymo
  • Blood: 2mL in K2EDTA or K3EDTA tubes
  • DNA: DNA minimum 30 µl with a [35-250] ng/µl
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    Shipping conditions

  • Send samples at room temperature in a padded envelope. Ship immediately so HeartGenetics can receive it within 72 hours after collection.
  • For more details click here: Español | English | Italiano | Português (BR)
  • Please contact us for more information if your sample conditions are not included.
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