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Test Code RETF Lung Cancer, RET (10q11) Rearrangement, FISH, Tissue

Useful For

Identifying RET gene rearrangements in patients with late-stage, lung adenocarcinomas that are negative for EGFR mutations and ALK rearrangements

Reflex Tests

Test ID Reporting Name Available Separately Always Performed
_I099 Interphases, 25-99 No, (Bill Only) No
_I300 Interphases, >=100 No, (Bill Only) No
_IL25 Interphases, <25 No, (Bill Only) No
_PADD Probe, +1 No, (Bill Only) No
_PB02 Probe, +2 No, (Bill Only) No
_PB03 Probe, +3 No, (Bill Only) No
_PBCT Probe, +2 No, (Bill Only) No

Testing Algorithm

This test does not include a pathology consult. If a pathology consultation is requested, PATHC / Pathology Consultation should be ordered and the appropriate FISH test will be ordered and performed at an additional charge.

 

This test includes a charge for application of the first probe set (2 FISH probes) and professional interpretation of results.

 

Additional charges will be incurred for all reflex probes performed. Analysis charges will be incurred based on the number of cells analyzed per probe set. If no cells are available for analysis, no analysis charges will be incurred.

Method Name

Fluorescence In Situ Hybridization (FISH)

Reporting Name

RET (10q11), FISH, Ts

Specimen Type

Tissue


Shipping Instructions


Advise Express Mail or equivalent if not on courier service.



Necessary Information


A reason for referral and pathology report are required in order for testing to be performed. Send information with specimen. Acceptable pathology reports include working drafts, preliminary pathology or surgical pathology reports.



Specimen Required


Submit only 1 of the following specimens:

 

Specimen Type: Tissue

Preferred: Tissue block

Collection Instructions: Submit a formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded (FFPE) tumor tissue block. Blocks prepared with alternative fixation methods may be acceptable; provide fixation method used.

 

Acceptable: Slides

Slides: Four consecutive, unstained, 5 micron-thick sections placed on positively charged slides, and 1 hematoxylin and eosin-stained slide.


Specimen Minimum Volume

Two consecutive, unstained, 5 micron-thick sections placed on positively charged slides, and 1 hematoxylin and eosin-stained slide.

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time Special Container
Tissue Ambient (preferred)
  Refrigerated 

Reject Due To

All specimens will be evaluated at Mayo Clinic Laboratories for test suitability.

Reference Values

An interpretive report will be provided.

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Samples processed Monday through Sunday. Results reported Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Clinic Laboratories in Rochester

Test Classification

This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements. This test has not been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

CPT Code Information

88271x2, 88291 – DNA probe, each (first probe set), Interpretation and report

88271x2 – DNA probe, each; each additional probe set (if appropriate)

88271x1 – DNA probe, each; coverage for sets containing 3 probes (if appropriate)

88271x2 – DNA probe, each; coverage for sets containing 4 probes (if appropriate)

88271x3 – DNA probe, each; coverage for sets containing 5 probes (if appropriate)

88274 w/modifier 52 – Interphase in situ hybridization, <25 cells, each probe set (if appropriate)

88274 – Interphase in situ hybridization, 25 to 99 cells, each probe set (if appropriate)     

88275 – Interphase in situ hybridization, 100 to 300 cells, each probe set (if appropriate)

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
RETF RET (10q11), FISH, Ts In Process

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
52243 Result Summary 50397-9
52245 Interpretation 69965-2
54596 Result 62356-1
CG756 Reason for Referral 42349-1
52246 Specimen 31208-2
52247 Source 31208-2
52248 Tissue ID 80398-1
52249 Method 49549-9
55124 Additional Information 48767-8
53820 Disclaimer 62364-5
52250 Released By 18771-6