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Test order codeHelp: BRCA2

Test name


BRCA2 Gene Sequencing (BRCA2)

Purpose of the test


This is a clinical test intended for Help: Diagnosis, Mutation Confirmation, Risk Assessment, Screening



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How to order


Provide appropriate sample, relevant clinical information and a completed requisition form.
Order URL Help: https://www.pathology.med.umich.edu/handbook/#/details/4974

Specimen source

Peripheral (whole) blood


Molecular Genetics
CSequence analysis of the entire coding region
Next-Generation (NGS)/Massively parallel sequencing (MPS)
  • Illumina NextSeq 550

Summary of what is tested

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Clinical utility


Predictive risk information for patient and/or family members

Clinical validity


Not provided

Testing strategy


https://www.pathology.med.umich.edu/handbook/#/details/4974 000 Provide appropriate sample, relevant clinical information and a completed requisition form.

Test services

  • Clinical Testing/Confirmation of Mutations Identified Previously, Order code: BRCA2, comments
  • Confirmation of research findings, Order code: BR2F, comments
  • Custom Sequence Analysis, Order code: BR2F, comments

Clinical resources

Practice guidelines

  • NICE, 2023
    UK NICE Clinical Guideline CG164, Familial breast cancer: classification, care and managing breast cancer and related risks in people with a family history of breast cancer, 2023

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