Test Catalog

Test

Code
W260
Name
BRCA1 AND BRCA2, COMP
Notes
Description

Also known as: BRCA1 AND BRCA2, COMP, BRCA, 4407, W260
Orderable Code: W260
Test Contains (LOINC): BRCA1 BRCA2 Interp (94191-4)
SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS:
Sample Type: Whole Blood
Preferred Container: EDTA (Lavender Top) Tube
Alternate Container: See Additional Information
Sample Volume: 5.0 mL
Minimal Sample Volume: 3.0 mL does not allow for repeat testing
Handling Instructions:
Refrigerate specimen after collection.
Client Transport Temperature: Refrigerated
Specimen Stability: Ambient: 7 Days; Refrigerated: 1 Month; Frozen: 1 Month
Unsuitable Specimen: Heparinized specimens.
TESTING
Frequency: Weekly
Expected Turn Around: 10 Days
Responsible Dept: Reference Lab
Referral Lab: SRL
Referral Lab Code: W260
CPT: 81162
Methodology: Massive parallel sequencing/Next-generation sequencing of BRCA1 and BRCA2 coding regions and splice junctions and Multiplex Ligation-dependent Probe Amplification (MLPA) of all BRCA1 and BRCA2 coding exons
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Compliance Statement: This test has components designated by the manufacturer as ‘For Research Use Only’. The performance characteristics of this test were determined by Sonic Reference Laboratory (SRL). The components have not been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The test results are not intended to be used as the sole means for clinical diagnosis or patient management. SRL is qualified to perform high complexity testing under the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA).
Billing Status: Prior Authorization Required