BREAST PANEL (SBP)
: Molecular Diagnostics
: SBP, Snapshot Breast
: Multiplex PCR/Multiplex base extension using the ABI SNaPshot methodology
: Paraffin embedded tissue block or Cytology specimen. Required tumor burden ≥15%, please include Pathology report.
: 5 unstained 10 micron slides or 10 unstained 5 micron slides (2 sections per slides)
: Room temperature
Reasons for Rejection
: Insufficient tumor in tissue. De-calcified tissue (May or may not yield interpretable results and is dependent on the degree of fixation during processing. An alternate tissue specimen is suggested if available.)
: 2 - 3 times per week (days variable)
: Test result: 10 - 12 days; Paraffin block return: < or equal to 20 days
: Analysis of 18 mutations in 3 genes to guide therapy.
: Call the Molecular Diagnostics Laboratory at 615-343-8121 or Molecular Diagnostics Laboratory Director at 615-343-9074 if additional assistance is needed regarding specimen requirements or submission.Click here to print the Molecular Diagnostics requisition.
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