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Epic Code LAB2111172 T-Cell Gamma Receptor PCR

Test Name Alias

TCR gamma PCR | T Cell gamma receptor | 108

Interface Order Alias

10534

Specimen Requirements

Submit only one of the following specimens:

 

 

Specimen Type: Formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded tissue (FFPE)

Collection Instructions: The area of interest for testing should be marked on the paraffin embedded tissue block or an accompanying slide.  If applicable, the ATL Surgical Specimen form completed by the Pathologist should be submitted with the paraffin embedded tissue.

 

 

Specimen Type: Fresh tissue

Collection Instructions: Fresh biopsy tissue must be flash frozen immediately after collection.  The tissue must be transported on dry ice, and should be received and processed within 24 hours of collection.  The ATL Surgical Specimen form completed by the Pathologist should be submitted with the frozen tissue.

 

 

Specimen Type: Whole Blood

Container/Tube: Lavender top (EDTA)

Volume: 3 mL

Minimum volume: 0.5 mL

Collection Instructions: Store at room temperature or refrigerated. For optimal results, the specimen should be received in the laboratory within 48 hours of collection.

 

Specimen Type: Bone Marrow

Container/Tube: Lavender top (EDTA)

Volume: 3 mL

Minimum volume: 0.5 mL

Collection Instructions: Store at room temperature or refrigerated. For optimal results, the specimen should be received in the laboratory within 48 hours of collection.

 

Specimen Transport Temperature

Ambient or Refrigerated

Specimen Stability

Ambient: (Blood and Bone Marrow) 24 hours

Refrigerate: (Blood and Bone Marrow) 72 hours

Laboratory Retention: Extracted DNA retained greater than 1 year

Test Frequency

Available once per week, usual TAT less than 7 days

Reference Range

Negative

Performing Department

MOLECULAR DIAGNOSTICS

Performing Department Laboratory Location

Spectrum Health Advanced Technology Laboratory (ATL), Grand Rapids, MI

Methodology

Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)

CPT

81342

CDM Code

3900316

Epic Test ID

1230101202

LOINC

Mol D Spec Type: 31208-2

Specimen ID: 8251-1

TCR Gamma PCR: 21753-9

TCRgammaPCRInterp: 62365-2

DNA High pur: N/A

Electrophoresis: N/A

PCR: N/A

Beaker LOINC

T CELL RECEPTOR, GAMMA GENE REARRANGEMENT BY PCR: 21753-9

Reviewed Date

8/23/2021

Beaker Names

Beaker Procedure Name: TCR GAMMA PCR
Beaker Display Name: T-cell Gamma Receptor PCR
BEAKER TEST NAME: TCR GAMMA PCR
BEAKER TEST REPORT NAME: T-cell Gamma Receptor PCR

Beaker Synonyms

T-CELL GAMMA RECEPTOR PCR

Beaker Collection and Specimen Handling

BEAKER COLLECTION: Blood or Bone Marrow =A Biopsy or Lymph Node or Tissue = LOOKLOOK Bronchial Alveolar Lavage or Pleural Fluid = +R Other – Call lab for instruction

Beaker Location, Container and Temperature

LC MOLECULAR DIAGNOSTICS: 3 ML LAVENDER TOP TUBE A (Preferred)-Ambient
LC MOLECULAR DIAGNOSTICS: FORMALIN 10% (Acceptable)-Ambient
LC MOLECULAR DIAGNOSTICS: STERILE CONTAINER A(Acceptable)