Hereditary Cancer Gyn Actionable

Sunquest Code:GYNACT  
Epic Code:LAB7081Epic Name:Hereditary Cancer Gyn Actionable
Synonyms:Ovarian Cancer Syndrome; Gynecological; NGS; Next generation sequencing
Methodology:Next generation sequencing
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 Diagnostic lab to see of a pre-transplant sample is available.
Associated Links:

NGS Genetic Testing Consent Form, MD Hereditary Order Instructions

Collection Instructions

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. DNA extracted at non-CLIA certified (or equivalent) lab

Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Do not process. Store at room temperature.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at room temperature.
Stability:5 days at room temperature.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Molecular Diagnostics  (UMMC-East Bank)


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 for the testing to be covered.

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