Test Catalog

Test ID: TP53Z    
TP53 Gene, Li Fraumeni Syndrome, Full Gene Analysis, Varies

Testing Algorithm Delineates situations when tests are added to the initial order. This includes reflex and additional tests.

When this test is ordered, comparative genomic hybridization array will always be performed at an additional charge.

 

See TP53 Mutation Testing Analysis in Special Instructions.

Specimen Type Describes the specimen type validated for testing

Varies

Advisory Information

This test is not appropriate for evaluation of somatic TP53 mutations. To evaluate for the presence of somatic TP53 mutations for diagnostic or prognostic purposes in patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia, see P53CA / Hematologic Neoplasms, TP53 Somatic Mutation, DNA Sequencing Exons 4-9.

Shipping Instructions

Specimen preferred to arrive within 96 hours of draw.

Specimen Required Defines the optimal specimen required to perform the test and the preferred volume to complete testing

Patient Preparation: A previous bone marrow transplant from an allogenic donor will interfere with testing. Call 800-533-1710 for instructions for testing patients who have received a bone marrow transplant.

Specimen Type: Whole blood

Container/Tube:

Preferred: Lavender top (EDTA) or yellow top (ACD)

Acceptable: Any anticoagulant

Specimen Volume: 3 mL

Collection Instructions:

1. Invert several times to mix blood.

2. Send specimen in original tube.

Special Instructions Library of PDFs including pertinent information and forms related to the test

Forms

1. New York Clients-Informed consent is required. Document on the request form or electronic order that a copy is on file. The following documents are available in Special Instructions:

-Informed Consent for Genetic Testing (T576)

-Informed Consent for Genetic Testing-Spanish (T826)

2. Molecular Genetics: Inherited Cancer Syndromes Patient Information (T519) in Special Instructions

Specimen Minimum Volume Defines the amount of sample necessary to provide a clinically relevant result as determined by the Testing Laboratory

1 mL

Reject Due To Identifies specimen types and conditions that may cause the specimen to be rejected

All specimens will be evaluated by Mayo Clinic Laboratories for test suitability.

Specimen Stability Information Provides a description of the temperatures required to transport a specimen to the performing laboratory, alternate acceptable temperatures are also included

Specimen TypeTemperatureTime
VariesAmbient (preferred)
 Frozen 
 Refrigerated