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Integrated BRAC Analysis, EDTA Whole Blood (BRACA 1 & 2 Testing)
Test Code: BRACSO
Synonyms/Keywords
BRAC1, BRAC2
Useful For

**Test is available to Marshfield Clinic/Hospital/Regional Centers only.  Not available to outreach clients.  Outreach accounts must work directly with Myriad Genetics.**

BRAC Analysis is a genetic test that determines whether a patient has a BRCA1 or BRCA2 gene mutation, indicating a predisposition to hereditary breast and ovarian cancer (HBOC). Once genetic risk is identified, there are specific management strategies that can be employed for early detection and risk reduction.

Specimen Requirements
Specimen Type Preferred Container/Tube Acceptable Container/Tube Specimen Volume Specimen Minimum Volume
(allows for 1 repeat)
Pediatric Minimum Volume
(no repeat)
​Whole Blood

​Need to obtain Myriad collection kit from genetic counselor at the Marshfield campus.

EDTA Lavender Top Tube (LTT) 

​10 mL ​5 mL
Collection Processing Instructions
​Marshfield Hospital/Clinic/Regional Center patients may obtain kit from a genetic counselor at Marshfield Clinic. Once kit is received, collect 10.0 mL (5.0 mL minimum) EDTA whole blood. Ship at room temp. Sample arrival preferred at Myriad within 72 hours of draw time. Myriad will accept the sample within 7 days of collection, however by day 5 the DNA may start to be compromised.  Myriad will contact the provider for a redraw if they suspect the DNA is compromised. Deliveries accepted Monday - Friday ONLY.
Specimen Stability Information
Specimen Type Temperature Time
​Whole Blood ​Ambient Preferred within ​72 hours of collection
Rejection Criteria
Sample arrival preferred at Myriad within 72 hours of collection.  Myriad will accept the sample within 7 days of collection, however by day 5 the DNA may be compromisesd.  Myriad will contact the provider  for a redraw if they suspect the DNA is compromised.
Performing Laboratory Information
Performing Location Day(s) Test Performed Analytical Time Methodology/Instrumentation
​Myriad Genetics ​Monday through Friday ​21 days PCR​
Reference Lab
Reference Range Information
Performing Location Reference Range
​Myriad Genetics ​Interpretive Report
Outreach CPTs
​CPT Modifier
(if needed)​
 Quantity ​  Description ​  Comments Comments ​
​81162​ ​BRAC1/2
 
Synonyms/Keywords
BRAC1, BRAC2
Ordering Applications
Ordering Application Description
​Centricity ​BRAC Analysis Comprehensive
​Cerner ​BRAC Analysis Comprehensive
If the ordering application you are looking for is not listed, contact your local laboratory for assistance.
Specimen Requirements
Specimen Type Preferred Container/Tube Acceptable Container/Tube Specimen Volume Specimen Minimum Volume
(allows for 1 repeat)
Pediatric Minimum Volume
(no repeat)
​Whole Blood

​Need to obtain Myriad collection kit from genetic counselor at the Marshfield campus.

EDTA Lavender Top Tube (LTT) 

​10 mL ​5 mL
Collection Processing Instructions
​Marshfield Hospital/Clinic/Regional Center patients may obtain kit from a genetic counselor at Marshfield Clinic. Once kit is received, collect 10.0 mL (5.0 mL minimum) EDTA whole blood. Ship at room temp. Sample arrival preferred at Myriad within 72 hours of draw time. Myriad will accept the sample within 7 days of collection, however by day 5 the DNA may start to be compromised.  Myriad will contact the provider for a redraw if they suspect the DNA is compromised. Deliveries accepted Monday - Friday ONLY.
Specimen Stability Information
Specimen Type Temperature Time
​Whole Blood ​Ambient Preferred within ​72 hours of collection
Rejection Criteria
Sample arrival preferred at Myriad within 72 hours of collection.  Myriad will accept the sample within 7 days of collection, however by day 5 the DNA may be compromisesd.  Myriad will contact the provider  for a redraw if they suspect the DNA is compromised.
Useful For

**Test is available to Marshfield Clinic/Hospital/Regional Centers only.  Not available to outreach clients.  Outreach accounts must work directly with Myriad Genetics.**

BRAC Analysis is a genetic test that determines whether a patient has a BRCA1 or BRCA2 gene mutation, indicating a predisposition to hereditary breast and ovarian cancer (HBOC). Once genetic risk is identified, there are specific management strategies that can be employed for early detection and risk reduction.

Reference Range Information
Performing Location Reference Range
​Myriad Genetics ​Interpretive Report
For more information visit:
Performing Laboratory Information
Performing Location Day(s) Test Performed Analytical Time Methodology/Instrumentation
​Myriad Genetics ​Monday through Friday ​21 days PCR​
Reference Lab
For billing questions, see Contacts
Outreach CPTs
​CPT Modifier
(if needed)​
 Quantity ​  Description ​  Comments Comments ​
​81162​ ​BRAC1/2
 
For most current information refer to the Marshfield Laboratory online reference manual.