Ordering Recommendation

Mnemonic

MET 14

Methodology

Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction

Performed

Varies

Reported

14-17 days

New York DOH Approval Status

Specimens from New York clients will be sent out to a New York DOH approved laboratory, if possible.

Specimen Required

Patient Preparation
Collect

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.

Remarks

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

Stability

Ambient: Indefinitely; Refrigerated: Indefinitely; Frozen: Unacceptable

Reference Interval

By report

Interpretive Data



Compliance Category

Performed by non-ARUP Laboratory

Note

Hotline History

N/A

CPT Codes

81479

Components

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

MET Exon 14 Deletion Analysis by PCR

NeoGenomics Laboratories, Inc