Specimen Requirements

Title

BRCA ADVANTAGE, COMPREHENSIVE

Specimen Requirement

Collect lavender EDTA. Dedicated sample needed (4 mL) whole blood.

 

Methodology

DNA Bait Capture; Long Range Polymerase Chain Reaction; Next Generation Sequencing

Stability

Room temp: 14 days, Refrigerated: 14 days, Frozen: Unacceptable

Reference Range

By Report*

Turnaround

12 days, Performed: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday

Clinical Use

Used to determine an increased risk of breast cancer.

Test Code

BRCAA