Septin 9 (SEPT9), Methylated DNA Detection by Real-Time PCR
2003243
Ordering Recommendation
This test is NOT recommended for pregnant women as it has been associated with false positives in these individuals.
Mnemonic
SEPTIN 9
Methodology
Polymerase Chain Reaction
Performed
Varies
Reported
7-10 days  
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Submit With Order
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
  
Collect
Lavender (EDTA).  
Specimen Preparation
Collect a minimum of 10 mL whole blood. Allow whole blood to sit for 30 minutes post draw. Within 4 hours of collection, spin (1350 g) for 12 minutes. Transfer 4 mL of plasma to a cryovial tube or any freezable specimen transport tube. (Min: 4 mL) Minimum volume of 4 mL is required for testing without repeats. If a repeat is necessary, an additional specimen will be requested..  
Storage/Transport Temperature
Frozen.  
Unacceptable Conditions
Serum, stool, or whole blood.  
Remarks
Accurate test performance requires following specimen preparation instructions.  
Stability
Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: Unacceptable; Frozen: Indefinitely  
Reference Interval
   
Interpretive Data
Refer to report.

This test is performed pursuant to agreements with Epigenomics and Roche Molecular Systems, Inc.

See Compliance Statement B: www.aruplab.com/CS
Statement B: 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.
 
Note
This test is not intended to replace a colonoscopy. NOT recommended for pregnant women because of a potential for false-positive results in these individuals.
CPT Code(s)
81401
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart Name
2003245SEPT9 Methylated DNA Detection
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Aliases
  • ColoVantage
  • mS9
  • mSeptin 9
  • Sept