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14989: Microsatellite Instability (MSI), HNPCC [14989] Print View
MIS, HNPCC      

PRIMARY
1 Whole Blood EDTA 5 (2) mL   Refrigerated - 8 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 8 Day(s)  
2 Tissue Paraffin Block   Room Temperature - 12 Month(s)/Refrigerated - 12 Month(s)  
ALTERNATE
  Whole Blood Heparin 5 (2) mL   Room Temperature - 8 Day(s)/Refrigerated - 8 Day(s)  
  Whole Blood ACD Sol B 5 (2) mL   Room Temperature - 8 Day(s)/Refrigerated - 8 Day(s)  
  Tissue Para Block Bag   Room Temperature - 12 Month(s)/Refrigerated - 12 Month(s)  

5.0 mL (2.0 mL) whole blood collected in EDTA (lavender-top) tube
and formalin-fixed, paraffin embedded tissue w/tumor collected in a
paraffin block or block bag

Acceptable:
Whole blood collected in sodium heparin (green-top) or ACD solution B
(yellow-top) tube
Formalin fixed paraffin embedded tissue collected in a tissue block or
block bag

One formalin-fixed paraffin embedded tissue with representative tumor
AND one EDTA whole blood from the same patient must be submitted for
testing.
OR
One formalin-fixed paraffin embedded tissue with representative tumor
and one formalin-fixed paraffin embedded tissue with normal tissue.
Avoid hemolysis.
Setup Schedule
Monday

Reported (Analytical Time)
8 days

CPT Code
81301

The CPT codes provided are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payer being billed.

Notes
METHODOLOGY: Polymerase Chain Reaction, Capillary Electrophoresis Transport Temperature: Room Temperature.






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