EGFR Gene Analysis with Interpretation
Label Mnemonic: EGFR
Epic code: LAB4821
Order form: Molecular Oncology Requisition
Supply order: Supply Order Form
Billing: Billing Policies
CPT code: 81235
Formalin fixed, paraffin embedded tissue block and 10 unstained 5-10 μM slides at 20-25°C and an H&E slide of the tissue
Tumor cells more than 50% of the total tissue and greater than 10mm2 in surface area on the block
Rejection Criteria:
Specimens fixed in B5 fixative or that have been decalcified will not be accepted. Tumor specimens containing less than 50% tumor cells or are less than 10mm2 in area may be unacceptable.
Testing Schedule:
Turn Around Time:
7-10 working days
Reference Range:
PCR followed by DNA Sequencing
Submit formalin fixed, paraffin embedded tissue block or 10 unstained
5-10 μM slides and an H&E slide along with the requisition. Please include surgical pathology report and relevant clinical information.
Sample Processing:
Relevant clinical information must be submitted with specimen in order to provide correct interpretation of test results.
Formalin-fixed, paraffin embedded tissue should be submitted.
Sample Storage:
Tissue Specimen - Freeze immediately and store frozen or send Formalin-fixed paraffin embedded blocks.
Transport Instructions:
Frozen Tissue - Ship frozen on dry ice. Ship express mail with overnight delivery. Formalin-fixed paraffin embedded blocks ship at room temperature.
Place requisition into outside pocket of bag.
Protect block or slides from excessive heat and ship in cooled container during summer months.
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