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Cholesterol
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 531658, 8 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/531658
Research Article

Quality Assessment of the Genetic Test for Familial Hypercholesterolemia in The Netherlands

1Foundation for the Identification of Persons with Inherited Hypercholesterolemia (StOEH), Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2Department of Vascular Medicine, Academic Medical Center (AMC), 1105 AZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
3Department of Human Genetics, Forensic Laboratory for DNA Research, Leiden, The Netherlands

Received 14 March 2013; Accepted 10 June 2013

Academic Editor: Gloria L. Vega

Copyright © 2013 Iris Kindt et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Supplementary Material

Supplemental table 1: Main characteristics of the mutations.

Supplemental table 2: Discrepant test results between the reference and counter-expertise laboratory.

Supplemental table 3: Mutation carriership medication use and lipid levels.

Supplemental file 1: DNA-typing in the counter-expertise laboratory.

  1. Supplementary Material