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Prostate Biopsy Reflex to ProMark® if Gleason 6 or 7 (3+4)

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Updated on 12/9/2019
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Synonyms

  • Histopathology, Prostate
  • Prostate Histology

Special Instructions

Test request form must state clinical history and number of sites submitted. A Gleason score of 6 or 7 (3+4) will reflex to the ProMark® assay. Please direct any questions regarding this test to oncology customer service at 800-533-0567, extension 4060. Use of the urology/histology test request form (number 1600) with preprinted specimen labels is recommended.

This assay is currently not available in New York state.

LabCorp test number is for tracking purposes only. Additional test numbers may be entered upon receipt of specimen(s) at the test facility.

Test request form must state clinical history and number of sites submitted. A Gleason score of 6 or 7 (3+4) will reflex to the ProMark® assay. Please direct any questions regarding this test to oncology customer service at 800-533-0567, extension 4060. Use of the urology/histology test request form (number 1600) with preprinted specimen labels is recommended.

This assay is not approved for patients of New York State physicians.

LabCorp test number is for tracking purposes only. Additional test numbers may be entered upon receipt of specimen(s) at the test facility.

Test request form must state clinical history and number of sites submitted. A Gleason score of 6 or 7 (3+4) will reflex to the ProMark® assay. Please direct any questions regarding this test to oncology customer service at 800-533-0567, extension 4060. Use of the urology/histology test request form (number 1600) with preprinted specimen labels is recommended.

This assay is currently not available in New York state.

LabCorp test number is for tracking purposes only. Additional test numbers may be entered upon receipt of specimen(s) at the test facility.


Expected Turnaround Time

6 - 25 days


Specimen Requirements


Specimen

One to 16 prostate tissue specimens, fixed in 10% neutral buffered formalin, and submitted in the LabCorp Prostate Biopsy Transport Kit. (The kit can be obtained through most LabCorp locations as item #3550208701).


Volume

Entire specimen


Container

LabCorp Prostate Biopsy Transport Kit


Collection

Label each histology specimen jar containing 10% neutral buffered formalin with patient's name, a second patient identifier and site of biopsy. If more than one specimen is submitted, separate specimen jars should be used. Place specimen directly into labeled histology specimen jar. Submit at room temperature using LabCorp Prostate Biopsy Transport Kit. Optimum fixation time in formalin is 12-24 hours, not to exceed 48 hours.


Storage Instructions

Room temperature


Causes for Rejection

Specimen submitted frozen; unfixed specimen; specimen in fixative other than 10% neutral buffered formalin; lack of medical history; improperly labeled specimen; unlabeled specimen; no surgical specimen request form


Test Details


Use

Histologic evaluation of prostate biopsy specimens


Limitations

ProMark® is not prognostic in patients without prostate cancer — do not use with eosin in processing.


Methodology

Pathology, ProMark® by image technology


Additional Information

Prostate biopsy testing is billed according to the number of biopsies tested. Any additional testing performed, such as reflex testing or special stains ordered by the pathologist, will also be billed as performed.


LOINC® Map

Order Code Order Code Name Order Loinc Result Code Result Code Name UofM Result LOINC
488194 Prostate RX ProMark(R) G6 or 7 502000 . 22633-2
488194 Prostate RX ProMark(R) G6 or 7 502001 . 22636-5
488194 Prostate RX ProMark(R) G6 or 7 502003 . 22636-5
488194 Prostate RX ProMark(R) G6 or 7 502004 . 22637-3
488194 Prostate RX ProMark(R) G6 or 7 502005 . 22638-1
488194 Prostate RX ProMark(R) G6 or 7 502006 . 19139-5
488194 Prostate RX ProMark(R) G6 or 7 502007 . 22634-0
488194 Prostate RX ProMark(R) G6 or 7 502008 . 22635-7
488194 Prostate RX ProMark(R) G6 or 7 502009 Accession comment: N/A
488194 Prostate RX ProMark(R) G6 or 7 502010 . 52797-8
488194 Prostate RX ProMark(R) G6 or 7 503984 . 52797-8
488194 Prostate RX ProMark(R) G6 or 7 502011 . 49560-6
488194 Prostate RX ProMark(R) G6 or 7 488195 Comment 22638-1
Reflex Table for Comment
Order Code Order Name Result Code Result Name UofM Result LOINC
Reflex 1 823610 ProMark(R) 823611 ProMark(R) Not Available
Reflex Table for Comment
Order Code Order Name Result Code Result Name UofM Result LOINC
Reflex 1 823610 ProMark(R) 823613 ProMark(R) Not Available

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