PAX3-FOXO1 and PAX7-FOXO1 Translocations by RT-PCR
0040113
Ordering Recommendation
Submit With Order
Mnemonic
PAX
Methodology
Reverse Transcription Polymerase Chain Reaction
Performed
RNA isolation: Sun-Sat; Assay: Varies
Reported
4-7 days
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
 
Collect
Tumor tissue.  
Specimen Preparation
Formalin fix (10 percent neutral buffered formalin) and paraffin embed tissue. Protect from excessive heat. Transport block(s) and/or shavings in a tissue transport kit (ARUP supply #47808) available online through eSupply using ARUP Connect™ or contact ARUP Client Services at (800) 522-2787. Tissue block will be returned after testing.  
Storage/Transport Temperature
Room temperature. Also acceptable: Refrigerated. Ship in cooled container during summer months.  
Unacceptable Conditions
No tumor in tissue. Specimens fixed/processed in alternative fixatives (alcohol, Prefer). Frozen specimens. Decalcified specimens. Tissue on slides.  
Remarks
Include surgical pathology report.  
Stability
Ambient: Indefinitely; Refrigerated: Indefinitely; Frozen: Unacceptable  
Reference Interval
Interpretive Data
Refer to report.

See Compliance Statement B: www.aruplab.com/CS
Note
CPT Code(s)
81401 x2
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart Name
0040117PAX3-FOXO1 and PAX7-FOXO1 Results
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Cross References
  • FOX01A
  • PAX
  • PAX-FKHR fusion
  • PAX3
  • PAX7