Head and Neck Carcinoma Expanded NGS Panel


Sunquest Code:HNCEXPCoPath Code:HDNCKEXPNGSO
Epic Code:LAB8126Epic Name:Head and Neck Carcinoma Expanded NGS Panel
Synonyms:Squamous Cell Carcinoma (SCC); Oral Carcinoma; Oral Cancer; Laryngeal Carcinoma; Laryngeal Cancer
Methodology:Next generation sequencing
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.


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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