Microsatellite Instability for HNPCC/Lynch Syndrome by PCR : 1001058

For tissue specimens, please provide most recent pathology report.

Test Code
MDFCPMSI or 1001058

Alias/See Also
DNA Mismatch Repair-related HNPCC; Hereditary Nonpolyposis Colon Cancer (HNPCC); HNPCC (Hereditary Nonpolyposis Colon Cancer); Lynch Syndrome; Microsatellite Instability (MSI); MSI (Microsatellite Instability); Tumor Microsatellite Instability

CPT Codes

Tissue (paraffin embedded) block.

Transport Container
Paraffin embedded Tissue accompanied by a circled H & E slide indicating the area to be examined: submit in sterile biohazard plastic bag. Slides: Slides: submit 5 FFPE slides and H & E slide in slide holder.

Transport Temperature
Paraffin embedded Tissue: Ambient or on ice pack in summer; Slides: Ambient.

Specimen Stability
Ambient: Indefinitely; Refrigerated: Indefinitely; Frozen: Unacceptable

Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)

Setup Schedule
Tuesday & Friday

Report Available
3-7 days

Laboratory test results should always be considered in the context of clinical observations. This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by med fusion. It has not been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration
(FDA). The FDA has determined that such clearance or approval is not necessary. This test is used for clinical purposes. It should not be regarded as investigational for research. This laboratory is certified under the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments
of 1988 (CLIA) as qualified to perform high complexity clinical laboratory testing.

Reference Range
An interpretive report will be provided.

Performing Laboratory
med fusion

The CPT Codes provided in this document 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 payor being billed. Any Profile/panel component may be ordered separately. Reflex tests are performed at an additional charge.