TEST CATALOG ORDERING & RESULTS SPECIMEN HANDLING CUSTOMER SERVICE EDUCATION & INSIGHTS
Test Catalog

Test ID: FBRAC    
BRCANext-Expanded

Specimen Type Describes the specimen type validated for testing

Whole Blood EDTA

Specimen Required Defines the optimal specimen required to perform the test and the preferred volume to complete testing

Container/Tube:

Preferred: EDTA (purple top)

Acceptable: Yellow top (citric acetate) or grey top (potassium oxalate/sodium fluoride) tube

Specimen volume: 10 mL

Collection Instructions: Draw blood in EDTA (purple top) tube(s) and send 10 mL of whole blood refrigerate.

 

Complete Ambry Cancer test Comprehensive requisition form.

 

NOTE: For transfusion patients, wait at least 2 weeks after a packed cell or platelet transfusion and at least 4 weeks after a whole blood transfusion prior to blood draw.

Special Instructions Library of PDFs including pertinent information and forms related to the test

Specimen Minimum Volume Defines the amount of sample necessary to provide a clinically relevant result as determined by the Testing Laboratory

6 mL

Specimen Stability Information Provides a description of the temperatures required to transport a specimen to the performing laboratory, alternate acceptable temperatures are also included

Specimen TypeTemperatureTimeSpecial Container
Whole Blood EDTARefrigerated (preferred)7 days
 Ambient 72 hours