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Molecular analysis of the EGFR gene in circulating DNA, plasma

Fee code: 55975

Components: The study includes the analysis of 42 mutations located in exons 18, 19, 20 and 21 of the epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) gene. The study includes the resistance alteration T790M

Aliases: EGFR plasma, EGFR cfDNA

Physician:

Joan Antón Puig Butille

Laboratory:

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Method description

Study of alterations in the EGFR gene using RT-PCR

Delivery time

7 days

Note to delivery time

Requisites

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Specimen type

Whole blood

Specimen volume

5 mL

Specimen minimum volume

2 mL

Collection instructions

Whole blood collected in tubes with nucleated blood cell stabilizer (Streck or others)

Preanalytic treatment

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Transport conditions

At room temperature

Rejection criteria

Clotted blood, Tubes without nucleated cell stabilizer (EDTA tubes)

Results

Interpretative report of results

Reference values

Values Units   Age  
Molecular analysis of the EGFR gene in circulating DNA, plasma      

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