Ordering Recommendation

New York DOH Approval Status

This test is not New York state approved. There are no New York state-approved laboratories available. Submit a Non-Permitted Laboratory Request Form (NPL) to the NYDOH prior to collection of specimen. If NPL is approved by NYDOH, and sample is received at ARUP, testing will be performed.

Specimen Required

Patient Preparation

Tumor tissue

Specimen Preparation

Formalin fix (10 percent neutral buffered formalin) and paraffin embed tissue. Transport tissue block or 1 H&E slide plus 10 unstained (5-micron thick), positively charged 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. (Min: 5 slides). Protect from extreme temperatures. Test is not performed at ARUP; separate specimens must be submitted when multiple tests are ordered.

Storage/Transport Temperature

Ambient. Also acceptable: Refrigerated

Unacceptable Conditions

Fixed in any other fixative other than 10% neutral buffered formalin.


Body site and reason for referral must be provided prior to testing.


Ambient: Indefinitely; Refrigerated: Indefinitely; Frozen: Unacceptable


Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction




14-17 days

Reference Interval

By report

Interpretive Data

Compliance Category

Performed by non-ARUP Laboratory


Hotline History


CPT Codes



Component Test Code* Component Chart Name LOINC
3003681 EER MET Exon 14 Deletion Analysis by PCR 11502-2
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MET Exon 14 Deletion Analysis by PCR

NeoGenomics Laboratories, Inc