Afirma Thyroid FNA Analysis

Sunquest Code:AFIRMA  
Epic Code:LAB8020Epic Name:Afirma Thyroid FNA Analysis
Synonyms:Afirma; Veracyte; Thyroid
Methodology:Gene expression classifier
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to the reference laboratory Mon-Sat; results are reported within 10-14 days.
Special Instructions:The Afirma Thyroid FNA Analysis can only be ordered for previous fine needle aspirates with a diagnosis of Atypia of Undetermined Significance (AUS) or Suspicious for Malignancy.

Collection Instructions

Specimen:Thyroid fine needle aspirate pass in Afirma collection tube.
Container:Afirma Collection Tube

Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Store at frozen temperature.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at frozen temperature.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (Veracyte Inc via Fairview Cytology)


Reference Range:See interpretive report.

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