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BRCAvantage, comprehensive

Lab Section:  Sendout Reference  
Lab Location:  Sendout
Reference Lab: Quest 
Test ID: LAB7231 
Synonyms: BRCA1 and BRCA2 Comprehensive Panel
Methodology: Next Generation Sequencing Multiplex Ligation-dependent Probe Amplification (MLPA)
Schedule: Set up: Tues, Thurs, Sat a.m
Reported: 2-3 weeks
Specimen Requirements:  Collection: 5.0 mL Blood in a Lavender Top Tube.
Pediatric volume: 3 mL.
Stability: Ambient: 8 days; Refrigerated: 8 days; Frozen: unaccetable


Clinical Indications: This test detects mutations in the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes which are the most common causes of hereditary breast and ovarian cancers.

Reference Interval:  See patient report or consult reference laboratory website.
CPT Code(s): 81162
Last Changed: 10/06/2016 06:01:36
Last Reviewed: 12/21/2016 05:00:47