IDH1 and IDH2 MUTATION ANALYSIS, EXON 4, FORMALIN-FIXED, Pa

Specimen Required
Send formalin fixed, paraffin embedded tissue. Send tissue block or 4 unstained 5-micron slides at room temperature. Tissue block will be returned after testing. Please include pathology report.

Alternate Specimen
DNA extracted by a CLIA certified lab with corresponding client-circled H & E slide. Call Client Services for specimen requirements.

Rejection Criteria
Fixative other than formalin, decalcified specimens, less than 25% tumor, DNA extracted by a non-CLIA lab, DNA extracted without a corresponding circled H & E slide.

Methodology
Polymerase Chain Reaction/Sequencing

Stability
Tissue Block: Room temperature: Indefinitely; Refrigerated: Indefinitely; Frozen: Unacceptable
Extracted DNA: Room temperature: 1 month; Refrigerated: Indefinitely; Frozen: Indefinitely

Reference Range
By report

Performed
Sunday, Tuesday, Thursday

Turnaround Time14-16 days
Test CodeIDHMF
CPT-4 Code (s)
81120, 81121; 88381
ZB4KT
LOINC Codes
Block ID:   57723-9  
IDH1 and IDH2 Mutation Results:   35474-6  
IDH1-2 FFPE Source:   31208-2  

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