TP53 Mutation DNA/RNA


Test Information

Test Name

TP53 Mutation DNA/RNA

Synonyms

Familial Breast and Ovarian Cancer Diagnostic Testing

Preferred Specimen

EDTA (Whole Blood)

Testing Location

Referral

Turn Around Time

8 weeks


Processing Information

Registration Code

MISS

Notes

  • Referral can only come from Genetic Health Services NZ or from Medical Oncologists who have completed the genetics training for requesting diagnostic testing on patients who meet EviQ criteria
  • Genetic Health Services NZ can be contacted on 0800 476123
  • DO NOT centrifuge, whole blood required

Methodology

Contact Information

laura.yau@pathlab.co.nz

External Referral Information

Referral Location

LabPlus (via Waikato Hospital Laboratory)

Send Away Volume

min 0.5mL Whole blood

Send Away Transport

Transport all bloods at room temperature within 24-48 hours. If necessary specimens can be refrigerated overnight for transport at room temperature the following day.

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