Test Details

Mnemonic

BFGAM

Ordering Code

3400261

CPT-4 Code(s)

81400

Specimen Information

The following germline genetic tests from Quest require physician attestation that patient consent has been received if ordering medical facility is located in AK, DE, FL, GA, IA, MA, MN, NV, NJ, OR, SD or VT or test is performed in MA.

Collect

Lavender EDTA

Specimen Preparation

Send 5.0 mL whole blood room temperature in a screw capped plastic vial.

Alternate Specimen

Whole blood: ACD solution A or B (yellow-top) tube, lithium heparin (green-top) tube or sodium heparin (green-top) tube.

Minimum Volume

3.0 mL

Transport Temperature

Room temperature

Rejection Criteria

Frozen specimens

Stability

Room temperature: 8 days
Refrigerated: 8 days
Frozen: Unacceptable

Methodology

Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR); Single Nucleotide Primer Extension
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Reference Range

See report
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Performing Laboratory

Quest SJC
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