Here's the answer for many cat breeders in the US who breed Bengal cats and are concerned (as all should be) about HCM (Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Mutation).
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I am sure you can have tests done elsewhere but Washington State University, College of Veterinary Medicine, Veterinary Cardiac Genetics Laboratory, can provide a test kit on request.
The kit allows you to either use a swab provided to take a cheek swab yourself or ask your vet to take a blood sample. Either can be sent to the lab. They say they take about 2 weeks to conduct a DNA test to see if your cat is HCM positive or negative. The cost is extremely modest at $60 per test, with discount for multiple tests.
You should email the lab:VCGL@vetmed.wsu.edu?subject=Order%20Test%20Kit and provide: Your name, Your address, How many cats you'd like tested, Details as to how you would like to be notified., Your email if you want to notified by email, The test kit provides the swab. Visit their site fore more details.
Photo copyright Helmi Flick - the cat in the photo is not illustrating this post because she/he has HCM - I don't know if she has or hasn't.
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