Breast Cancer Gene Multiple Mutations

Sunquest Code:BRCAMM  
Epic Code:LAB3334Epic Name:Breast Cancer Gene Multiple Mutations
Synonyms:Ashkenazi Jewish Panel; BRCA Analysis
Methodology:Gene sequencing
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Thur; results are reported within 14-21 days.
Special Instructions:Patients must be counseled regarding this test before and after results are obtained. Test should be ordered through genetic counselor or medical geneticist. Counseling is available from a genetic counselor at 612-624-8948. 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.
Associated Links:

Genetic Testing Consent Form

Collection Instructions

Optimal Volume:10 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:6 mL
Container:Purple (EDTA) (Yellow (ACD, Solution A) tube available from laboratory)
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.

Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Do not centrifuge. Store at room temperature.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at room temperature to arrive within 48 hours of collection.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (Ambry Genetics)
Referral Lab number:5892


Reference Range:No mutation detected.
Use:Tests for the three most common abnormalities found in women of Ashkenazi ancestry.

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