Specimen Requirements and Turn-Around-Times


Although reasonable efforts are made to meet published turn-around-times, they are subject to assay performance and other external, uncontrollable factors.

Additionally, TATs are based on the initiation date of each test. For tiered-testing, this may not be the date that the specimen was received in the laboratory.





  • HEREDITARY CANCER TESTING Requirements and Turn-Around-Times
    • 3-5 ml blood in an EDTA tube (purple top)
    • Results are typically available in 2-3 weeks for the Breast7 panel.
    • For all other panels, results are available in under 6 weeks. 














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Phone:  402-559-5070 
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Complimentary Test Kits

To simplify specimen collection and transport, test kits are provided to our clients upon request at no charge. Kits contain test-specific request forms and specimen collection containers, in addition to FedEx® shipping supplies for out-of-area clients.

Available Test Kits:

  • Amniotic Fluid
  • Pregnancy Loss
  • Postnatal Blood
  • Male Infertility
  • Hematology/Oncology
  • Paraffin FISH

To Request a Kit Shipment:

Email humangenetics@unmc.edu or call our Marketing Specialist at 402-559-6935.