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PIK3CA (PIK3)


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Test Name
PIK3CA (PIK3)
Preauthorization
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Alternate Names
Phosphatidylinositol 3 kinase
Description
Detection of mutations in exons 9 and 20 of the PIK3CA gene.
Test Code
20999
SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS
Specimen
FFPE tissue
Storage Requirements
Store specimens at room temperature (15 to 30°C) until transported. DO NOT freeze.
Causes for Rejections
GENERAL AND TECHNICAL INFORMATION
Turn Around Time
7 days
Methodology
PCR and Pyrosequencing
CPT Code
81404, 88381