Invitae Detect Program
Invitae is offering the Detect Cardiomyopathy and Arrhythmia Program, which is a no-charge genetic testing and counseling program for individuals suspected of having a familial cardiomyopathy or arrhythmia.
Invitae’s mission is to make high quality genetic testing accessible to all who need it.
What about other family members and testing?
Your doctor will be able to help you determine if other family members should be tested. In general, if your test is positive, your children, siblings, and parents should be tested, too. This means they will have an ECG and then be tested for your specific mutation. This test is less expensive than the initial test.
Based upon the test results of your close family members, others in your family (grandparents, aunts/uncles, nieces/nephews, etc.) may need to get tested, too. You should compile a family health history for your extended family in order to make sure that a physician evaluates everyone who might be at risk for your SADS condition..