Test Overview
Test Methodology

DNA Microarray

Test Usage

Intended for use in kidney transplant recipients with stable renal function as an alternative to surveillance biopsies.

Reference Range *

Interpretive report provided

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

Test Details
Days Set Up
Monday - Saturday
Analytic Time

9 - 12 days

Soft Order Code
VTRUG
Laboratory
Sendout
Reference Laboratory
Viracor (30929)
Section
Special Testing
Specimen Requirements
Collection

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.

Special Handling

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.

Normal Volume
2- 10 ml PAXgene tubes
Minimum Volume
2- 10ml PAXgene tubes
Storage Temperature
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.
Additional Information

Test is performed by Transplant Genomics, a Eurofins Laboratory

Billing
CPT Code
81479
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