Item Value
Test name UCSF500 Gene Panel Ordering Information
Available Stat? No
Turn around times 4 weeks
In House Availability Run weekly on Wednesday, day shift only
Performed by UCSF Clinical Cancer Genomics Lab (CCGL)
Normal range Negative
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)
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.
Sample type

If you have additional questions regarding this test, please call: 415-353-1667