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Solid Tumor 8 Gene Panel by Next Generation Sequencing

Test Code

M 8GENE NGS

Test Synonyms

BRAF, EGFR, IDH1, IDH2, KIT, KRAS, NRAS, PDGFRA

Associations

BRAF, EGFR, IDH1, IDH2, KIT, KRAS, NRAS, PDGFRA

Methodology

Next Generation Sequencing Targeted HotSpots
QIAGEN® Human Tumor Actionable Mutations Panel (GeneRead™ DNAseq Targeted Panels V2) for targeted enrichment

Turnaround Time

7-10 days

Specimen Requirements

Formalin Fixed Paraffin Embedded tissue block or slides (3-5 slides at 5 micron minimum) NOTE: Include a surgical pathology report with the sample
5.0 mL (min. 3.0 mL) whole blood EDTA, Sodium Heparin or ACD
3.0 mL (min. 1.0 mL) bone marrow EDTA, Sodium Heparin or ACD

Specimen Stability
Indefinite at ambient temperature (18-25°C) Whole blood and Bone Marrow stable at 18-25°C for 72 hours or 4°C for up to 7 days
Storage & Handling

Ship at ambient temperature, cool in summer. (Do not allow cool/refrigerated pack to directly contact sample.)

Causes for Rejection

Improper specimen labeling; Insufficient sample volume; Clotted specimen; Specimen older than 7 days

References

Read more about Solid Tumor testing by NGS here

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