Medical Genetics Test Details
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|BRCA1/2 Sequence & Deletion/Duplication Analysis|
|Test Information:||BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutations are associated with a significantly increased risk for breast, ovarian and other cancers. Approximately 25-50% of hereditary breast cancer cases have mutations in the BRCA1/2 genes. In general, the test is used when a patient's medical history and family history findings strongly suggest that there is an underlying genetic etiology of breast cancer.|
|Special Notes:||BRCA1 and BRCA2 gene sequencing and deletion/duplication analysis are performed via next generation sequencing. Test is performed by Counsyl.|
|Methodology:||Next Generation Sequencing
|Sample & Shipping Information|
|Test Requisition:||Cancer Molecular Germline|
|Requirements:||Draw blood in an EDTA (purple-top) tube(s). Send at least 5cc (children) or 10cc (adults).
|Shipping Conditions:||Ship at ambient temperature (18-25°C/64-77°F) in an insulated container by overnight courier. Do not heat or freeze.
|Turn Around Time:||14 days|
|List Price:||*For Insurance or Institutional Prices, please call.|
|CPT Codes:||81211 X 1|