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Detection of lymph node metastases by OSNA technique

Fee code: 5830

Aliases: One step nucleic acid amiplifications


Pedro Jares Gerboles, Cristina Teixidó Febrero


> Pathology Department

Method description

One step CK 19 mRNA PCR

Delivery time

Note to delivery time

40 minutes for intraoperative stady or 5 working days on non-intraoperative


Breast cancer. Identification of patient numering of nodes

Specimen type

Fresh tissue

Specimen volume

Sin límite

Specimen minimum volume

Mayor de 0,02 gramos/ganglio

Collection instructions

Fresh or frozen tissue with less than 45 minutes of ischemya

Preanalytic treatment

Fresh tissue, fast arrival from surgery room

Transport conditions


Rejection criteria

, , , Absence of the date of sample collection, , Container or request form in unhygienic conditions


Reference values

Values Units   Age  
Negative: < 100 copies RNAm CK19 copies    

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