TP53 Mutation DNA/RNA

Test Information

Test Name

TP53 Mutation DNA/RNA


Familial Breast and Ovarian Cancer Diagnostic Testing

Preferred Specimen

EDTA (Whole Blood)

Testing Location


Turn Around Time

8 weeks

Processing Information

Registration Code



  • 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

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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