Intended for use in kidney transplant recipients with stable renal function as an alternative to surveillance biopsies.
Interpretive report provided
9 - 12 days
Specimens can be collected Monday - Friday only, before 4 pm. Send to Specimen Processing asap. PAXgene tubes must be completely filled using a 21 or 22 gauge needle. If PAXgene tubes are the only tubes to be collected, draw a small amount of blood into a discard tube. Gently mix tubes by inverting 8 - 10 times. If specimens will be received by Transplant Genomics within 48 hrs, they can be maintained at room temp. 48 hrs to <5 days, send refrigerated.
Specimen must be shipped using ice pack system provided by Viracor (in the kit). Instructions in the kit on how to activate the cold pack. Sendouts place the kit in the Fed Ex bin for pick up- do not send with the Viracor courier.
Test is performed by Transplant Genomics, a Eurofins Laboratory