Molecular/DNA Specimen Submission Requirements

Specimen submission requirements:

Specimen requirements for individual tests are also included with each test description.


For tissue-based testing, the presence of adequate tumor in the material submitted for analysis should be confirmed by a surgical pathologist. A section from archival paraffin material or frozen surgical biopsies should be confirmed to contain >50% tumor by a surgical pathologist. If the submitted material for analysis contains <50% of tumor, areas of predominant tumor will be manually micro-dissected using a scalpel to enrich neoplastic cells.

checkmarkFormalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded tissue (FFPE)

checkmark5-6 tissue sections (please include H&E slide and a copy of pathology report)

checkmarkCytology slides

Microdissection step-by-step guide


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