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UCSF500 Gene Panel Ordering Information

Item Value
Available Stat? No
Test code CCGL500
Performed by UCSF Clinical Cancer Genomics Lab (CCGL)
In House Availability Run weekly on Wednesday, day shift only
Method Targeted next-generation sequencing (HiSeq)
Collection Instructions In order to process the request, submit:
1. Completed UCSF500 Gene Panel requisition form
2. Signed UCSF 500 Gene Panel patient consent
3. A source of tumor DNA (see Sample Type), diagnostic and/or relapse
4. A source for normal DNA (see Sample Type)


Forms can be scanned into APeX under "Scanned Clinical Documents", please email ccgl@ucsf.edu to complete order.

Avoid hemolysis. Due to stability issues these samples should only be collected at UCSF Monday through noon Friday.

Do not collect sample in heparin. Keep sample refrigerated for overnight or longer storage.
Container type Blood or bone marrow in EDTA (lavender top, 3 cc preferred)
Formalin-fixed paraffin embedded tissue (5-10 unstained slides at 10 µm thickness, or FFPE tissue block)
Buccal swabs
Fresh skin biopsy (1-2 mm punch)
Sample type
Processing notes Do not freeze blood or bone marrow samples. Ship samples to CCGL at Mt Zion as soon as possible.
Normal range Negative
Synonyms U500, UCSF500, UCSF 500 Cancer Gene Panel
Turn around times 4 weeks
Additional information An interpretation of this test by a laboratory physician will automatically be performed and billed for separately.
The test was validated by the UCSF Clinical Cancer Genomics Laboratory (CCGL) to confirm performance characteristics, in compliance with current guidelines for clinical implementation.
CPT coding 81479
LDT or Mod FDA? Yes
Last Updated 5/11/2017 1:41:06 PM
Entry Number 1802
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