abcdefghijklmn
opqrstuvwxyz
Test Menu
Test Change Details
Allergy & Immunology
Cardiology & Coagulation
Dermatopathology
Endocrinology
Gastroenterology
Genetics
Hepatology
Infectious Disease
Microbiology
Nephrology
Neurology
Oncology
Pathology
Pediatrics
Rheumatology
Toxicology
Urology
Women's Health
37127: DNA Cell Cycle Analysis, Hydatidiform Mole, Paraffin Blk Print View
Paraffin Block Number      
Primary Site      
DNA Index/Ploidy FC     
DNA 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 Collectin Section, Oncology.
Ship at room temperature.

Specimen Container:
Formalin fixed paraffin embedded tissue
Formalin fixed paraffin embedded tissue block (preferred)
Paraffin Block Bag (preferred)

50 micron unstained sections
Formalin fixed, paraffin embedded tissue block
Paraffin Block Bag

Transport Temperature: Room temperature
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.

Notes
Reject Criteria: Refrigerated unacceptable; Frozen unacceptable






1996 - 2017 Quest Diagnostics Nichols Institute of Valencia
For test information, please call Client Services at 800-421-4449.

San Francisco Web Design & Database