Solid Tumor Mutation Panel by Next Generation Sequencing (Temporary Referral as of 02/14/2018)
Ordering Recommendation

Aid in therapeutic decisions for solid tumor cancers. Does not detect translocations.

Massively Parallel Sequencing
12-14 days
New York DOH Approval Status
Specimens from New York clients will be sent out to a New York DOH approved laboratory, if possible.
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Disease Topics
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
Tumor tissue. 
Specimen Preparation
Formalin fix (10 percent neutral buffered formalin) and paraffin embed tissue. Protect from excessive heat. Transport block and/or slides in a tissue transport kit (ARUP supply #47808) available online through eSupply using ARUP Connect™ or contact ARUP Client Services at (800) 522-2787.
Resections: 8 unstained 5-micron slides. (Min: 5 slides)
Small biopsies: 15 unstained 5-micron slides. (Min: 10 slides) 
Storage/Transport Temperature
Room temperature. Ship in cooled container during summer months. 
Unacceptable Conditions
Less than 10 percent tumor. Specimens fixed/processed in alternative fixatives (alcohol, Prefer) or heavy metal fixatives. Decalcified specimens. 
Include surgical pathology report. 
Ambient: Indefinitely; Refrigerated: Indefinitely; Frozen: Unacceptable 
Reference Interval
Interpretive Data
Refer to report.

Compliance Statement B: For laboratory developed tests not using a RUO kit, and for FDA approved, cleared or 510(k) exempt assays with alterations. This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by ARUP Laboratories. The U. S. Food and Drug Administration has not approved or cleared this test; however, FDA clearance or approval is not currently required for clinical use. The results are not intended to be used as the sole means for clinical diagnosis or patient management decisions.

A full list of the targeted regions of the above genes can be found at:
Hotline History
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
2007992Solid Tumor Panel by NGS Block ID
2007993Solid Tumor Panel By NGS Interpretation
2008147EER Solid Tumor Panel by NGS
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