TP53 SOMATIC MUTATION, PRONOSTIC

Specimen Required
Send 6.0 mL whole blood (3.0 mL minimum) in EDTA lavender top tube. Send refrigerated.

Alternate Specimen
Formalin-fixed paraffin embedded tissue submitted in paraffin embedded tissue block
Bond marrow (3.0 mL ) collected in EDTA lavender top tube

Rejection Criteria
Frozen samples

Methodology
Polymerase Chain Reaction/Sequencing

Stability
Whole blood or bone marrow:
Room temperature: 72 hours; Refrigerated: 7 days; Frozen: Unacceptable
Formalin-fixed paraffin embedded tissue:
Room temperature: Indifinite; Refrigerated: Indefinite; Frozen: Unacceptable

Reference Range
See report

Performed
Tuesday, Thursday

Turnaround Time4-6 days
Test CodeTP53
CPT-4 Code (s)
81405
ZBQ29
LOINC Codes
Specimen Type   21739-8  
Block Number   52463-7  
P53 Mutation, Leumeta   21739-8  
Exon 4   21739-8  
Exon 5   21739-8  
Exon 6   21739-8  
Exon 7   21739-8  
Exon 8   21739-8  
Exon 9   21739-8  
Interpretation   21739-8  

Warde
Medical
Laboratory