PAX-FKHR Translocation by RT-PCR
0040113
 
Ordering Recommendation
Mnemonic
PAX
Methodology
Reverse Transcription Polymerase Chain Reaction/Fluorescence Monitoring
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
0040117PAX-FKHR Translocations
* Component test codes cannot be used to order tests. The information provided here is not sufficient for interface builds; for a complete test mix, contact interface support at interface.support@aruplab.com.
Cross References
  • FOX01A
  • PAX
  • PAX-FKHR fusion
  • PAX3
  • PAX7