Products of Conception, Ploidy by Flow Cytometry

Sunquest Code:DNACCP  
Epic Code:LAB6660Epic Name:DNA Cell Cycle Ploidy
Methodology:Flow cytometry
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Sat; results are reported within 3-9 days.

This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by ARUP Laboratories. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has not approved or cleared this test; however, FDA clearance or approval is not currently required for clinical use. The results are not intended to be used as the sole means for clinical diagnosis or patient management decisions.

Collection Instructions

Specimen:Products of conception in paraffin tissue block
Optimal Volume:1-2 blocks of formalin-fixed paraffin embedded tissue
Causes for Rejection:No tissue remaining on the block. Specimens fixed in Boulin's Solution (picric acid), fixatives containing mercuric chloride (e.g. B5, Zenker's solution) or ethanol-based fixatives containing ethylene glycol, acetic acid or zinc chloride. Decalcified specimens. Frozen specimens.

Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Do not process. Store refrigerated.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at refrigerated temperature.
Stability:Stability: Indefinitely at room temperature or refrigerated. Do not freeze.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (ARUP)
Referral Lab number:2006178


Reference Range:By report.

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