Quest Diagnostics San Juan Capistrano
Other Reference Test
Needle washings, 2-4 slides or formalin-fixed paraffin embedded tissue
Paraffin Embedded Tissue Block
Needle washings in alcohol based fixative (e.g. cytolyt), 2-4 slides, or formalin-fixed, paraffin embedded tissue block. FNA or FFPE specimens are acceptable for the assay. All specimens must be accompanied with pathology report. Specimens will be examined by a pathologist for confirmation and microdissection if warranted. A minimum of 4 FNA slides should be submitted and three should be without coverslips. Coverslipped slides will delay reporting of results.
Room tempe: Indefinite; Refrigerated: Indefinite; Frozen: Unacceptable
Baked slides; Received frozen
4 Slides Tissue or 4 Slides FNA
2 Slides Tissue or 4 Slides FNA
All specimens must be accompanied with pathology report.
BRAF Mutation Analysis, Papillary Thyroid Cancer; RAS Mutation Analysis, Thyroid Cancer; RET/PTC Rearrangement, Thyroid Cancer; PAX8/PPAR[gamma] Translocation and Thyroid Cancer
Insurance authorization required prior to draw for outpatients. Ok to send on inpatients.
81210, 81403, 81275, 81276, 81311, 81479, 81401