CHEKZ - Overview: CHEK2 Gene, Full Gene Analysis

Test Catalog

Test Name

Test ID: CHEKZ    
CHEK2 Gene, Full Gene Analysis

Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

Evaluation for hereditary susceptibility to breast cancer or Li-Fraumeni-like syndrome


Identification of a familial CHEK2 mutation to allow for predictive testing in family members

Additional Tests Lists tests that are always performed, at an additional charge, with the initial tests

Test IDReporting NameAvailable SeparatelyAlways Performed
COLABHereditary Colon Cancer CGH ArrayYes, (order FMTT)Yes

Testing Algorithm Delineates situations when tests are added to the initial order. This includes reflex and additional tests.

When this test is ordered, CGH array will always be performed at an additional charge.

Special Instructions and Forms Library of PDFs including pertinent information and consent forms, specimen collection and preparation information, test algorithms, and other information pertinent to test

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) Amplification/DNA Sequencing

NY State Approved Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.


Reporting Name A shorter or abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test; an abbreviated test name

CHEK2 Gene, Full Gene Analysis

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

Li-Fraumeni-Like Syndrome