Providing Answers at No Cost to Patients

Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals is partnering with Ambry Genetics to provide a sponsored, no-cost genetic testing program for patients who have a clinical history of severe hypertriglyceridemia. Patients who are eligible for this program may have an underlying genetic cause of their complications, such as Familial Chylomicronemia Syndrome or hyperlipoproteinemia.

Testing Eligibility

  • 17 years of age and older AND
  • Fasting triglyceride level of >750 mg/dL [> 8.48 mmol/L] in the past 12 months

Testing Exclusions

  • Prior genetic testing for FCS
  • < 17 years of age

A custom ordering form will ship with each kit.

6-gene panel


How The Program Works – Healthcare Provider

Order A Test

Step 1: Order a Test Kit

To place your online order, click here and follow the prompts.

To place a paper-based order, download and complete the Test Requisition Form (TRF). Include it in the specimen box.


Step 2: Collect a Sample

Use the provided Ambry Genetics’ Test Kit to collect the patient’s blood, buccal, or saliva sample after reviewing the specimen and shipping requirements. Submit the kit and completed TRF using the instructions provided in the kit. 


Step 3: Receive Results

Results are available 3-5 weeks after Ambry receives the sample. The ordering healthcare provider will receive a notification once the test results are ready.

How The Program Works – Patient Directed Testing

Order A Test

Step 1: Schedule a Consultation

Talk with a certified genetic counselor to review your personal and family health history.

Click here to get started.


Step 2: Order Test

If you meet eligibility criteria for the program, a test order will be placed by the Genome Medical physician for you at no charge.


Step 3: Receive Results

Results are available 3-5 weeks after Ambry receives the sample. You can review your results with a genetic counselor or medical geneticist free of charge.

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