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Epic Code LAB3505 RET Gene Arrangement

Test Name Alias

RET Gene Arrangement | 7032

Interface Order Alias

11771

Collection Instructions

Specimen Collection: Formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded (FFPE) tissue

 

Container(s): Block

Preferred Volume to Collect: 4 unstained slides cut between 4 and 6 microns thick

 

Collection Instructions:

  • Include an H&E slide scribed by Pathologist and Surgical Specimen Testing order sheet.
  • Place specimen in 10% Formalin and order Tissue Pathology in addition to RET Gene Arrangement order.

Processing Instructions (Laboratory, Outpatient or Off-site collection)

Transport Temperature: Ambient

Test Frequency

Test Set Up: Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm, Saturday 8:00 am – 3:00 pm.

Technologist on call for Sunday set up.

Final report: 2 – 5 days.

Reference Range

An interpretive report will be provided

Performing Department

CYTOGENETICS

Performing Department Laboratory Location

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

Methodology

Performed by fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH). This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by Spectrum Health Cytogenetics. It has not been cleared or approved by the U.S. FDA. The FDA has determined that such clearance or approval is not necessary. This test is used for clinical purposes.

CPT

88274, 88271 x2

CDM Code

4148274, 4148271 x2

Epic Test ID

1230101125

LOINC

LOINC code unavailable at this time

Beaker LOINC

LOINC Not available

Reviewed Date

10/22/2021

Beaker Names

Beaker Procedure Name: RET REARRANGEMENT BY FISH
Beaker Display Name: RET Gene Arrangement (Lab Use Only)
BEAKER TEST NAME: RET REARRANGEMENT BY FISH
BEAKER TEST REPORT NAME: RET Rearrangement by FISH

Beaker Synonyms

No synonym on file

Beaker Collection and Specimen Handling

BEAKER COLLECTION: AP Ambient

Beaker Location, Container and Temperature

LC CYTOGENETICS: 6 ML NA HEPARIN TUBE A (Preferred)-Ambient
LC CYTOGENETICS: CYTOGENETICS MEDIA (Acceptable)-Ambient
LC CYTOGENETICS: MISCELLANEOUS (Acceptable)-Ambient
LC CYTOGENETICS: STERILE CONTAINER A (Acceptable)-Ambient