Glioma Expanded NGS Panel


Sunquest Code:GLIEXPCoPath Code:GLIEXPNGSO
Epic Code:LAB8113Epic Name:Glioma Expanded NGS Panel
Synonyms:MGMT; Glioblastoma; GBM; Central Nervous System (CNS)
Methodology:Fixed tissue slides
Turnaround Time:Performed Mon-Fri; results are reported in 10-14 days.
Special Instructions:Fixed samples: Include block number for testing.


Collection Instructions

Specimen:Fixed tissue slides
Optimal Volume:5 unstained slides (10 microns thick) and 1 H&E slide (10 microns thick ) fixed tissue.
Minimum\Peds Volume:5 unstained slides (10 microns thick) and 1 H&E slide (10 microns thick ) fixed tissue.
Container:Plastic leakproof container, sterile
Causes for Rejection:Tissue: Decalcified tissue; fixatives other than formalin used. Samples containing less than 10% tumor will not be tested.


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Do not process. Store at room temperature.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at room temperature. Do not refrigerate or freeze.
Stability: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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