SS18-SSX t(X;18) Translocations by RT-PCR
0040114
Ordering Recommendation
Molecular diagnosis of synovial sarcoma.
Mnemonic
SYT-SSX
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.
Submit With Order
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 four 10-micron shavings. Also acceptable: Tissue block; will be returned after testing. 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.  
Storage/Transport Temperature
Room temperature or refrigerated. Ship in cooled container during summer months.  
Unacceptable Conditions
No tumor in tissue. Specimens fixed/processed in alternative fixatives (alcohol, Prefer®) or heavy metal fixatives. Decalcified specimens. Tissue on slides.  
Remarks
  
Stability
Ambient: Indefinitely; Refrigerated: Indefinitely; Frozen: Unacceptable  
Reference Interval
   
Interpretive Data
Refer to report.
This test is performed pursuant to an agreement with Roche Molecular Systems, Inc.

See Compliance Statement B: www.aruplab.com/CS  
Note
 
CPT Code(s)
81401 x2
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart Name
0040119SS18-SSX t(X;18) results
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Aliases
  • SSX
  • SYT
  • SYT-SSX fusion
  • SYT-SSX t(X;18) Translocation by RT-PCR
  • t(X;18)
  • X;18