PALB2 Gene Sequence and Deletion and Duplication Panel

Sunquest Code:PALB2G  
Epic Code:LAB6867Epic Name:PALB2 Gene Sequence and Deletion/Duplication
Methodology:Next generation sequencing
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Fri; results are reported within 14-21 days.
Special Instructions:Patient consent for genetic testing must be obtained prior to collection.
Associated Links:

Genetic Testing Consent Form

Collection Instructions

Optimal Volume:5 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:3 mL
Container:Purple (EDTA) (See Collection Instructions)
Collection Instructions:Test kit from Ambry Genetics (including paperwork completely filled out, to include unique specimen number) must be used when sending specimen for testing. A complete patient history, signed consent of the patient and the signature of the ordering physician must be included. This must be completed prior to the blood collection. Test will not be run without this information.
Patient Preparation:Wait at least 2 weeks after a packed cell/platelet transfusion, and at least 4 weeks after a whole blood transfusion prior to blood draw for testing.
Causes for Rejection:Frozen specimens.

Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Do not process. Store at room temperature or refrigerated.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at room temperature or refrigerated temperature.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (Ambry Genetics)
Referral Lab number:2366


Reference Range:By report.

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