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.
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
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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Cross References
  • ColoVantage
  • mS9
  • mSeptin 9
  • Sept