Test Details

Mnemonic

NRMUA

Ordering Code

3400413

CPT-4 Code(s)

81311

Specimen Information

Collect

Formalin-Fixed, paraffin
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Specimen Preparation

Formalin-fixed, paraffin - embedded tissue block send at room temperature. Include specimen source and pathology report.
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Alternate Specimen

Whole blood: 5.0 mL (3.0 minimum), EDTA or sodium heparin.
Bone marrow: 3.0 mL (1.0 mL minimum), EDTA or sodium heparin.
Slides: 8 (4 minimum) unstained charged + slides.
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Minimum Volume

4.0 mL
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Transport Temperature

Room temperature
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Rejection Criteria

Gross hemolysis, clotted whole blood or bone marrow
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Stability

Whole blood, bone marrow:
Room temperature: 72 hours
Refrigerated: 72 hours
Frozen: Unacceptable

Tissue Block:
Room temperature: 5 years
Refrigerated: 5 years
Frozen: Unacceptable
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Methodology

Polymerase Chain Reaction - Sequencing
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Reference Range

Not detected
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Performing Laboratory

Quest SJC
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