Cancer Gene Panel


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Billing Information and Turnaround Time

Name of Test Turnaround Time Cost CPT Codes
Cancer Gene Panel 4 weeks $2,000 81479

Sample Requirements

Sample types accepted:

  • Blood in EDTA (purple top) tube, 5cc (3cc minimum); shipped at room temp.
  • Bone Marrow in EDTA (purple top) tube, 5cc (3cc minimum); ship on ice to arrive within 24 hours of collection.
  • Formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded (FFPE) tumor sections: 5 x 20 micron sections; ship at room temp. Do NOT place sections on slides place sections in a plastic tube.
  • Fresh frozen tissue, minimum of 10 mg; ship on dry ice.
  • Cultured tissue, 2 x T25 flasks at ≥80% confluence; shipped at room temp.
  • Leukemic blood in EDTA (purple top) tube; 5cc (3cc minimum) with a white count of ≥15,000 and at least 20% blasts.

Shipping Instructions

Shipping Sample: Ship at room temperature via Federal Express or other overnight courier that guarantees AM delivery to arrive Monday-Friday. There is no one in the laboratory evenings and weekends to receive samples. If sample is drawn on a Friday, please refrigerate it until shipment on the following business day.

Shipping Address:
Genetic Diagnostic Laboratory
University of Pennsylvania
415 Anatomy–Chemistry Building
3620 Hamilton Walk
Philadelphia, PA 19104

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