Glioma Panel


Sunquest Code:NGSONCoPath Code:NGSO
Epic Code:LAB6497Epic Name:Next Generation Sequencing Oncology
Synonyms:IDH1, IDH2, TP53
Methodology:Next generation sequencing
CPT Code:81403, 81403, 81405
Test Includes:Next generation sequencing of IDH1, IDH2, TP53 genes.
Turnaround Time:Performed Mon-Fri; results are reported within 10-14 days.
Special Instructions:Refer to requisition form for available tests. (See Associated Links). For non-EPIC sites print out requisition(s) and check gene(s) or panel requested. Order testing in EPIC as Glioma Panel. Fixed samples: Include block number for testing.
Associated Links:

MDL Oncology Tumor Marker Request Form, NGSON Order Instructions



Collection Instructions

Specimen:Fixed tissue slides (preferred); fresh tissue
Optimal Volume:Fixed tissue; 5 unstained slides (10 microns thick), 1 H&E slide (10 microns thick) fixed tissue; fresh tissue: 5 mm x 5 mm x 5 mm
Minimum\Peds Volume:Fixed tissue; 4 unstained slides (10 microns thick), 1 H&E slide (10 microns thick) fixed tissue; fresh tissue: 3 mm x 3 mm x 3 mm
Collection Instructions:Follow the NGSON Order Instructions prior to sample collection. See Associated Links.
Causes for Rejection:Decalcified tissue.


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Do not process. Store at room temperature.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at room temperature. Do not refrigerate or freeze.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Molecular Diagnostics  (UMMC-East Bank)


Interpretive

Reference Range:See interpretive report.


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