BRCA 3 Site Analysis, with Reflex to BRCA 1 & BRCA 2

Abbrev Code:XMISC   
Order Code:LAB6364Order Name:BRCA 3 Site Mut RFLX to BRCA12
Synonyms:BRCA Ashkenazi Jewish 3-site Mutation Panel
Methodology:Gene sequencing
CPT Codes: x1
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Fri 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. See Associated Links.
Associated Links:

Genetic Testing Consent Form

Collection Instructions

Optimal Volume:5 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:3 mL
Container:Purple (EDTA)
Alternate Containers: Yellow (ACD, Solution A) tube available from laboratory
Collection Instructions:Test kit from Ambry (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.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (Ambry Genetics)
Referral Lab number:5894


Reference Range:By report.
Use:Tests for the three most common abnormalities found in women of Ashkenazi ancestry and reflexes to BRCA 1 and BRCA 2 if negative.

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