Mutations in the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes are associated with a high lifetime risk of developing breast and/or ovarian cancer. Referrals are only accepted via a Clinical Genetics Unit
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Great Ormond Street Hospital NE Thames Regional Genetics Service Laboratories
Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children
37 Queen Square
5mls EDTA Blood
Next generation sequencing screen 40 days, AJ/Polish panels 20 days, predictive 10 days
Disease / group
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Prenatals must be arranged in advance, through a Clinical Genetics department if possible. Amniotic fluid or CV samples should be sent to Cytogenetics for dissecting and culturing, with instructions to forward the sample to the Regional Molecular Genetics laboratory for analysis