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Test Code EGFRP EGFR-CFDNA

Collection Container

Lavender (EDTA)

Specimen Required

Plasma

Specimen Volume

4 mL

Minimum Specimen Volume

2 mL

Specimen Handling Instructions

WHOLE BLOOD MUST BE SPUN AND THE PLASMA REMOVED FROM RED CELLS WITHIN 4 HOURS OF DRAW.

Transport Temperature

Refrigerated

Specimen Stability

4°C up to 24 hours
<70°C up to 12 months

Reasons for Rejection

Excessive delay in transport, specimen not processed in time, shared specimen; wrong tube, mislabeled specimens, insufficient quantity

Methodology

Real-time PCR

Turnaround Time

4 days

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Tuesday & Thursday

Additional Information

Pathology report must accompany specimen in order for testing to be performed.

CPT Code

81235