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Laboratory Test Reference Guide

Laboratory Information

Test Name

Breast cancer screen

Synonyms

BRCA1
BRCA2

Specimen Collection

Pre Testing Requirements

GHSNZ referral

Adult Specimen

4 ml EDTA (Purple) Whole blood. Do not centrifuge or freeze.

Paediatric Specimen

4 ml EDTA (Purple) Whole blood. Do not centrifuge or freeze.

Sample Delivery to Lab

Ambient on day of collection. Refrigerate overnight or weekend then send ambient

Test Information

Department

Sendaway - Cytogenetics

Additional Information

Minimum Volume

4ml EDTA (Purple). Paediatric 0.5ml EDTA (Purple)

 

Electronic Information

Registration Code

BRCAP

HL7Mapping Code

$BRCA