SNAPSHOT GLIOMA PANEL (OMA)
: Molecular Diagnostics
: OMA, SNaPSHOT GLIOMA
: 81403 x2, 81210
: Multiplex PCR/Multiplex base extension using the ABI SNaPshot methodology; Laboratory Developed Test
: Paraffin embedded tissue block or Cytology specimen (preferred). Required tumor burden 15%, please include surgical 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.)
: 1 time per week, variable days
: 12 days
: Analysis of 19 mutations in 3 genes to guide therapy - ≤20 days
: Call the Molecular Diagnostics Lab at 615-343-8121 or Molecular Diagnostics Lab Director at 615-343-9074 if additional assistance is needed regarding specimen requirements or submission.Click here to print the Cancer Mutation requisition.
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