DNA Extract and Hold
Order to extract and hold DNA for add-on testing performed at ARUP Laboratories, including germline massively parallel sequencing (MPS), somatic MPS, or single-gene assays to detect somatic hotspot variants.
New York DOH Approval Status
Whole blood or bone marrow in yellow (ACD solution A or B) or lavender or pink (EDTA)
Transport 2 mL whole blood (Min 1 mL)
Serum or plasma; grossly hemolyzed or frozen specimens; saliva, buccal brush, or swab; FFPE tissue, heparinized specimens
Ambient: 72 hours; Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: Unacceptable
Laboratory Developed Test (LDT)
DNA will be held for 12 months for possible add-on testing. Extracted DNA is used exclusively for ARUP testing involving germline massively parallel sequencing, or somatic massively parallel sequencing or single-gene assays detecting somatic hotspot mutations. Extracted samples will not be sent back to clients or forwarded to vendor laboratories.
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