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16984: Colovantage® (Methylated Septin 9) [NY] Print View
Result RT-PCR     
Interpretation      
Reviewer      

PRIMARY
1 Plasma EDTA 10 (5) mL   Frozen - 28 Day(s)  
ALTERNATE

Methylated Septin 9 is a DNA marker associated with colorectal cancer.

This test requires 10 mL of plasma (minimum volume 5 mL). Specimens
with less than 5 mL of plasma will be rejected. To obtain this volume
of plasma, collect blood in two (2) 10 mL EDTA (lavender-top) tubes
or five (5) standard EDTA (lavender-top) tubes. Centrifuge the blood
samples, separate plasma and combine them. Send plasma in a single 10
mL pour-off tube. If a 10 mL pour-off tube is not available, two (2)
5 mL pour-off tubes can be used.
Setup Schedule
Sunday-Saturday

Reported (Analytical Time)
4 days

CPT Code
81327

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
**This test is for New York patient testing only. For non-New York patient testing, use test code 16983** Methodology: Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction Assay Category: Laboratory Developed Test with Message






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