Test Details

Mnemonic

TP53

Ordering Code

3400331

CPT-4 Code(s)

81351

Specimen Information

Collect

EDTA lavender

Specimen Preparation

Send 6.0 mL whole blood.

Alternate Specimen

Formalin-fixed paraffin embedded tissue submitted in paraffin embedded tissue block

Bone Marrow (3.0 mL) collected in EDTA lavender top tube

Minimum Volume

3.0 mL

Transport Temperature

Refrigerated

Rejection Criteria

Frozen samples

Stability

Whole blood or bone marrow:
Room temperature: 72 hours
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: Unacceptable

Formalin-fixed paraffin embedded tissue:
Room temperature: Indefinite
Refrigerated: Indefinite
Frozen: Unacceptable

Methodology

Polymerase Chain Reaction/Sequencing
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Reference Range

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Performing Laboratory

Quest SJC
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