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Lab Test Dictionary

Sarcoma Mutation Analysis Panel, Pediatric, PCR (19884X)

Methodology

Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR)


Specimen Type

Tissue

Performing Lab

Quest Diagnostics San Juan Capistrano


Epic ID

LAB01330

Lab Test Days

Monday

Standard TAT

13 Days


Collection Information

Specimen Required

0.35 cm3 formalin fixed paraffin embedded tissue or 30 mg fresh (unfixed) flash frozen tissue in a plastic screw-cap vial

Container Type

See Below

Collection Instructions

5x10 um fixed tissue slide is also acceptable.


Processing Information - Lab Use Only

Transport Temperature

Refrigerate-OK/Frozen-OK/Ambient-OK

Specimen Stability

Room Temp: Indefinite (Unacceptable for fresh unfixed tissue); Refrigerated: Indefinite (Unacceptable for fresh unfixed tissue); Frozen: Unacceptable (1 Year for fresh unfixed tissue)

Rejection Criteria

Thawed tissue

Test Volume Required

0.35 cm3 formalin fixed paraffin embedded tissue; 30 mg fresh (unfixed) flash frozen tissue in a plastic screw-cap vial; 5x10 um fisxed tissue slide

Minimum Test Volume

0.35 cm3 formalin fixed paraffin embedded tissue; 20 mg fresh (unfixed flash frozen tissue in a plas

Processing Instructions

Indicate Histology number and source in comments.


Comments

Indicate Histology number and source in comments. Insurance authorization is required prior to draw for outpatients. Ok to send on inpatients.


CPT Codes

81401 (x5), 81479


Revised

03-02-15

Initials

SL