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Laboratory Medicine

Test catalogue

Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Type 2 (RET, FMTC)

Test Name

Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Type 2 (RET, FMTC)

Lavender Tube Specimen Type / Requirements

Container Type = 2 Lavenders (EDTA)

Minimum Volume = 4 - 5mL Whole Blood

Tube must fill to at least ½ or greater of its vacuum capacity

Specimen Handling

Collection Instructions: Collect in Lavender (Purple EDTA) top. Write your initials, date and time of collection on the collection label or requisition.

Laboratory Staff Instructions: The specimen should be shipped on a Monday to Thursday so that the Laboratory will receive the specimen within 24-48 hours after collection. Ship at room temperature. If there is a delay in the shipping of specimen (i.e.>48 hours), the sample should be placed in the refrigerator and shipped to Laboratory on ice.

Rejection Criteria: Serum, too old, unlabeled or samples of non sufficient quantity.

Stability: Stable at room temperature for 24 - 48hours, refrigerated for 5 Days.

Transportation:Send sample on room temperature to core lab as soon as possible.

Required Documentation

Turnaround Time (TAT)

4-6 weeks (Routine)

Test Utilization

Reference Value

See Interpretative Report

Test Code

MISCS

Method

NGS

Testing Location

Referred Out – ON, Canada (ROLHS14)

Other Information

Last Updated: May 27, 2020