Hereditary Cancer Breast Gyn Actionable


Sunquest Code:BGYACT  
Epic Code:LAB7080Epic Name:Hereditary Cancer Breast Gyn Actionable
Synonyms:BreastPlus; BRCA1; BRCA2; Hereditary Breast
Methodology:Next generation sequencing
CPT Code:81408, 81408, 81479, 81321, 81405, 81211, 81405, 81479, 81323, 81406, 81403, 81292, 81294, 81295, 81297, 81298, 81300, 81479, 81317, 81319, 81479, 81404, G0452, 81405, 81323, 81479, 81479, 81479, 81479, 81479, 81479, 81479, 81406, 81406, 81213
Turnaround Time:Testing is performed Mon-Fri; results are reported within 28-42 days.
Special Instructions:Gene(s) or the name of the panel should be indicated in the comment section of EPIC order.
A signed informed consent in the patient's medical record is required; the consent should not be sent to the laboratory. The link to the Genetic Testing Consent Form is provided as a convenience for the providers and genetic counselors.
Bone Marrow Transplant patients: If a patient is the recipient of an allogeneic transplant, this test must be done on a pre-transplant sample. Contact the Molecular Diagnostics lab to see if a pre-transplant sample is available.
Associated Links:

NGS Genetic Testing Consent Form, MD Hereditary Order Instructions



Collection Instructions

Specimen:Blood
Optimal Volume:10 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:3 mL
Container:Yellow (ACD, Solution A) tube available from laboratory (Purple (EDTA))
Causes for Rejection:Frozen or clotted specimen, incorrect anticoagulant, specimen more than 5 days old. Sample collected from bone marrow transplant recipient. Samples tested in hematology using automated instrumentation not accepted.


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Do not process. Store at room temperature.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at room temperature.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Molecular Diagnostics  (UMMC-East Bank)


Interpretive

Reference Range:By report.
Use:This testing is used to identify inherited risks for cancers in patients with a clinical presentation and/or family history strongly suggestive of an hereditary cancer predisposition. This testing is typically performed through a genetic counselor and many insurance companies require documentation of genetic counseling in order the for testing to be covered.


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