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36158: DNA Cell Cycle Analysis, Paraffin Block Print View
Paraffin Block Number      
Primary Tumor Site      
DNA Index/Ploidy FC     
DNA Prognostic Category FC     
S-Phase Fraction FC     
SPF Prognostic Category FC     

PRIMARY
1 Tissue Paraffin Block   Room Temperature - 12 Month(s)  
ALTERNATE
  Micron Unstained Sec(50)4   Room Temperature - 12 Month(s)  

DNA ploidy analysis measures the chromosome content of the cancer cells. Diploid tumors have chromosome numbers of 46 chromosomes. Tumors that are not diploid suggest a major chromosomal disruption that serves as a poor prognostic sign.

See Specimen Collection Section, Oncology.
Ship at room temperature.

Please include an H&E slide (or an unstained, 4 micron section on a
slide) for pathology review.
Setup Schedule
Monday, Wednesday

Reported (Analytical Time)
3 days

CPT Code
88182

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.






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