Information on collection, storage, and volume
Formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded tissue (FFPE) block or slides from tissue resection or core needle biopsy (CNB)
Formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded tissue (FFPE) block or 6 unstained slides at 4-5m and one matching H&E-stained slide or 7 unstained slides
3 unstained slides at 4-5m and one matching H&E-stained slide or 4 unstained slides. Resection or Surgical Biopsies require > or =10% tumor content. Core Needle Biopsies require a minimum of > or = 20 mm2 tumor area total available for extraction. Minimum volume allows only one attempt at DNA extraction.
FFPE block or slides
Maintain blocks/slides at room temperature.
Specimen does not meet all of the above criteria for sample type, container, minimum volume, collection and storage; specimens containing suspicious foreign material; no tumor tissue in FFPE block or slides; broken or stained slides; fixative other than formalin
Ship specimen at room temperature. Please direct any questions regarding this test to customer service at 800-345-4363.