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Test Code KRAS KRAS

Collection Container

2 H&E stained and 10 unstained PET slides

Specimen Required

Paraffin embedded tissue

Specimen Volume

10 unstained/2 H&E

Transport Temperature

Room Temperature

Specimen Stability

30 days at room temperature

Additional Information

Pathology report must accompany specimen in order for testing to be performed.  Specimen should have at least 15% Tumor cellularity.

Reasons for Rejection

Mislabeled specimens, insufficient quantity of tumor cells.

Days and Times Performed

Tuesdays and Thursdays

Turnaround Time

10 days

Methodology

Real-time PCR

CPT Code

81275, 81276