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Test Code EGFRP EGFR-CFDNA

Additional Information

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

Collection Container

Lavender (EDTA)

Specimen Required

Plasma

Special Handling Instructions

Whole blood must be spun and the plasma removed from the red cells WITHIN 4 HOURS of draw.

Specimen Volume

4 mL

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

Days and Times Performed

Tuesday & Thursday

Turnaround Time

4 days

CPT Code

81235

EMR Interface Order Code

69168