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3 - 5 days
Turnaround time is defined as the usual number of days from the date of pickup of a specimen for testing to when the result is released to the ordering provider. In some cases, additional time should be allowed for additional confirmatory or additional reflex tests. Testing schedules may vary.
Formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded (FFPE) tumor
One paraffin block
Paraffin block transport pouch
Specimen should be fixed in 10% neutral-buffered formalin. Optimum fixation time is 12 to 24 hours, not to exceed 48 hours.
Maintain specimen at room temperature.
Alterations of the p53 tumor suppressor gene have been shown to serve as an independent prognostic marker in a wide variety of tumor types such as colorectal,1,2 breast,3,4 prostate,5 and bladder.6
This procedure may be considered by Medicare and other carriers as investigational and, therefore, may not be payable as a covered benefit for patients.
|Order Code||Order Code Name||Order Loinc||Result Code||Result Code Name||UofM||Result LOINC|
|481044||p53 Tumor Suppressor, Paraffin||14229-9||481047||p53||14229-9|
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