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Esophageal Panel

Alias/Synonym: Barrett's Esophagus

CPT Code: 88377x4

Includes:
8q24, 9p21, 17q12, 20q13
Specimen Type, Preferred:
Esophageal brushings
Specimen Type, Alternate:
Sample Quantity, Preferred:
N/A
Sample Quantity, Minimum:
Transport Container:
Nufix
Transport Temperature:
Room temperature
Collection Instructions:
Place brush in Nufix container for cell preservation
Specimen Stability:
Refrigerated: 7 day(s)
Rejection Criteria:
Frozen
Clinical Significance:
Detects aneuploidy of chromosome 8, 17, 20 and loss of 9p.
Limitations:
FISH can only detect aberrations specifically targeted by probe used.
Turnaround Time:
5 day(s)
Reference Ranges:
Quantitative analysis : cutoff value %
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