Retinoblastoma to Impact Genetics - LG6878


Sunquest Code:LSMISC  
Epic Code:LAB4909Epic Name:Send Outs Misc Test
Methodology:PCR
CPT Code:----------CPTCODES HERE----------
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to the reference laboratory Mon-Fri; results are reported within 3-6 weeks.
Special Instructions:U. S. Insurance information must be provided. All submitted samples must be labeled with at least two patient identifiers (i.e., name and date of birth) and a completed requisition form.

A signed informed consent in the patient's medical is required; the consent should not be sent to the laboratory. The link to the Genetic Testing Consent Form is provided as a convenience to the providers and genetic counselors. (See Associated Links.)
Associated Links:

Genetic Testing Consent Form, Impact Genetics Requisition Form



Collection Instructions

Specimen:Blood or tissue
Optimal Volume:10 mL (adult); 5 mL (pediatric)
Minimum\Peds Volume:2 mL (pediatric)
Container:Purple (EDTA) (Container, Tissue, sterile, Yellow (ACD, Solution A) tube available from laboratory)
Collection Instructions:Blood collection: Collect 10 mL ,or 2-5 mL for pediatric patients, in purple EDTA or yellow ACD.
Tissue collection: Place fresh tissue in a sterile tissue culture media, such as RPMI  or Alpha MEM with antibiotic added (100 U/mL penicillin and 100 ug/mL streptomycin) and seal container securely with parafilm. Do not freeze.
Causes for Rejection:Frozen, hemolyzed or clotted specimens.


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Store whole blood and tissue at room temperature.
Shipping Instructions:Ship overnight at room temperature. Sample must arrive at testing location within 5 days for collection of whole blood. Protect from temperature extremes.
Stability:5 days at room temperature for DNA testing.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (Impact Genetics)


Interpretive

Reference Range:By report


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