Test Overview
Test Methodology

RT-PCR

Test Usage

Methylated Septin 9 is a DNA marker associated with colorectal cancer.

* Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.

Test Details
Days Set Up
Daily
Analytic Time

3 - 5 days

Soft Order Code
SLM
Synonyms
  • Colovantage
Laboratory
Sendout
Reference Laboratory
Quest Valencia 16983
Section
Special Testing
Specimen Requirements
Collection

Collect specimen in sufficient lavender top tubes. Centrifuge, aliquot plasma into a plastic vial and freeze.

Rejection Criteria
Less than 5 mL frozen plasma will be rejected
Lavender Top Tube
Normal Volume
10 mL EDTA plasma
Minimum Volume
5 mL EDTA plasma
Storage Temperature
STRICT FROZEN
Additional Information

Test sent to Quest Diagnostics Nichols Institute of Valencia; performed by Quest Chantilly

Billing
CPT Code
81401
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