Genetic Testing - An Overview

Overview: In genetic testing, a blood or saliva sample is collected to test whether the person has genetic mutations known to be linked to HCM.

Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM) is the most common inherited cardiovascular disease. Much is known about its genetics, but a lot is still to be learned. 

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HCMA 6/2021

The concept of research and DNA testing . The laboratory is conducting a study of medical samples.