Oncotech

TEST INFORMATION: Test includes chemosensitivity assay of tumor cells against known chemotherapeutic agents
DAYS PERFORMED: Mon-Fri, 0830-1700
TURNAROUND TIME: As per Oncotech
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS: Specimen must be kept sterile and delivered fresh immediately after removal to Laboratory Receiving Station, Rm 508 Jelke.
COLLECTION: Specimen obtained must include sufficient tissue for routine light microscopy as well as tissue requirements outlined in Oncotech protocol.
SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS: Fresh unfixed tissue
REJECTION CRITERIA: Formalin fixed tissue, insufficient tissue or viable tumor cells, tissue not sterile
REFERENCE RANGE: Results to be interpreted by Oncotech
LIMITATIONS OF TEST: Sampling error
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: This report will be issued separately by Oncotech.
TEST SYNONYM(S):Chemotherapeutic Assay