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Test Catalog

Test ID: KRASO    
KRAS Mutation Analysis, 7 Mutation Panel, Other (Non-Colorectal), Varies

Testing Algorithm Delineates situations when tests are added to the initial order. This includes reflex and additional tests.

When this test is ordered, slide review will always be performed at an additional charge.

Specimen Type Describes the specimen type validated for testing

Varies

Specimen Required Defines the optimal specimen required to perform the test and the preferred volume to complete testing

Pathology report must accompany specimen in order for testing to be performed.

 

Preferred:

Specimen Type: Tissue

Container/Tube: Tissue block

Collection Instructions: Submit a formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded tissue block.

 

Acceptable:

Specimen Type: Tissue

Container/Tube: Slides

Specimen Volume: 1 stained and 5 unstained

Collection Instructions: Submit 1 slide stained with hematoxylin and eosin and 5 unstained, nonbaked slides with 5-micron thick sections of the tumor tissue.

Special Instructions Library of PDFs including pertinent information and forms related to the test

Forms

1. Molecular Genetics: Inherited Cancer Syndromes Patient Information (T519) in Special Instructions.

2. If not ordering electronically, complete, print, and send an Oncology Test Request (T729) with the specimen.

Specimen Minimum Volume Defines the amount of sample necessary to provide a clinically relevant result as determined by the Testing Laboratory

Formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded (FFPE) tissue block (preferred) or 1 slide stained with hematoxylin and eosin and 5 unstained, nonbaked slides (5-microns thick sections) of the tumor tissue.

Reject Due To Identifies specimen types and conditions that may cause the specimen to be rejected

Specimens that have been decalcified (all methods) Specimens that have not been formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded Bone marrow in EDTA Reject

Specimen Stability Information Provides a description of the temperatures required to transport a specimen to the performing laboratory, alternate acceptable temperatures are also included

Specimen TypeTemperatureTimeSpecial Container
VariesAmbient (preferred)
 Frozen 
 Refrigerated