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Houston, Texas

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Baylor Genetics Laboratories
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TP53 Somatic Mutation, Prognostic
Test Information: May be useful in clinical research settings to evaluate progression of certain cancers.
Test Details
Test Code: 9055
Special Notes: Samples received will be tested by ARUP.
Technical Information
Methodology: Polymerase Chain Reaction/Sequencing
Gene Name: TP53 (LFS1, p53)
Protein Name: Cellular tumor antigen p53
Sample & Shipping Information
Test Requisition: Tumor Analysis
Specimen Type: Bone Marrow
Requirements: Draw bone marrow in an EDTA (purple-top) and send 3 mL (Min: 1 mL).
Shipping Conditions: Ship at refrigerated temperature in an insulated container by overnight courier. Specimen should arrive in the laboratory within 24 hrs of collection. Do not heat or freeze.

Unacceptable Conditions: Serum or plasma. Specimens collected in anticoagulants other than EDTA. Severely hemolyzed specimens. Frozen or clotted specimens.

Stability: Ambient: 72 hours; Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: Unacceptable

Specimen Type: FFPE - Tumor Block
Requirements: Paraffin-embedded, formalin-fixed tissue block containing adequate amounts of tumor to be analyzed. Please include a copy of corresponding surgical pathology report.
Shipping Conditions: Ship at ambient temperature (18-25C/64-77F). Also acceptable: Refrigerated. Protect paraffin tissue from excessive heat. Ship in cooled container during summer months.

Stability: Ambient: Indefinite; Refrigerated: Indefinite; Frozen: Unacceptable

Specimen Type: Whole Blood
Requirements: Draw whole blood in an EDTA (purple-top) and send 6 mL (Min: 3 mL)
Shipping Conditions: Ship at refrigerated temperature in an insulated container by overnight courier. Specimen should arrive in the laboratory within 24 hrs of collection. Do not heat or freeze.

Stability: Ambient: 72 hours; Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: Unacceptable

Turn Around Time: 4-10 days
Billing Information
List Price: *For Insurance or Institutional Prices, please call.
CPT Codes: 81405x1


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