LUMINUS GIST | SOMATIC CANCER PROFILE

SPECIMEN: SOMATIC TISSUE

CONTAINER TYPE: SEE TRANSPORT

VOLUME: SEE TRANSPORT

TRANSPORT:

  • OPTION 1:
    A FORMALIN FIXED, PARAFFIN EMBEDDED (FFPE) BLOCK
    CONTAINING THE PATIENT’S TUMOR TISSUE.
    (PLEASE INCLUDE ADDRESS FOR RETURNING THE BLOCK.)OR
  • OPTION 2:
    ONE H&E STAINED 10 MICRON SLIDE
    – IF ORDERING MSI, 20% OF SAMPLE MUST BE NORMAL CELLS
    FIVE UNBAKED, UNSTAINED, 10 MICRON SECTIONS ON
    POSITIVELY CHARGED GLASS SLIDES.
    (FOR SMALL BIOPSIES WHERE TOTAL TISSUE IS LESS THAN
    5MM X 5MM, PLACE TWO SECTIONS ON EACH SLIDE.)

    • AIR DRY – DO NOT OVEN DRY
    • DO NOT USE COVER-SLIPS
  • OPTION 3:
    LAVENDER-TOP (EDTA) TUBE

THIS PANEL INCLUDES: KIT, PDGFRA, BRAF