CancerTYPE ID


Sunquest Code:CTYPID  
Epic Code:40000928Epic Name:Cancertype ID Panel
Methodology:RT-PCR
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Fri; results are reported within 14 days.
Special Instructions:A pathology report MUST accompany specimen in order for testing to be performed.


Collection Instructions

Specimen:Tissue
Optimal Volume:Formalin-Fixed Paraffin Embedded (FFPE) tissue


Processing and Shipping

Shipping Instructions:Ship at room temperature. A copy of the pathology report must be included.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (Biotheranostics)


Interpretive

Use:The expression profile of 92 genes is obtained by extracting RNA from tumor-enriched sections of formalin-fixed paraffin embedded (FFPE) tissue and performing real-time quantitative RT-PCR using Taqman technology. This test identifies the most likely tissue origin and histological type.


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