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breast cancer, hereditary

Name breast cancer, hereditary
Categories genetic test
Specimen requirements 1 ml of EDTA blood
Procedure remarks genetic test
The patient’s consent is required to carry out genetic tests.
Clinical utility suspicions of a family predisposition in high-risk families
Methodology PCR and fluorescence-based conformation sensitive gel electrophoresis (F-CSGE) and subsequent analysis with ABI automated sequencerMutation screening in the entire BRCA1 and BRCA2 gene incl. deletion test
Remarks Testing currently takes place in a contract laboratory