** Genetics Testing Availability during COVID-19 outbreak **

UW Genetics Testing Status During the COVID-19 Outbreak

This page details the current status of genetic and molecular testing performed by the UW Genetics and Solid Tumors Laboratory (GSTL). To the greatest extent possible, the GSTL aims to continue to serve our patients and providers throughout the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic. However, service delays and/or disruptions may occur.

Note that high priority testing, or testing that has been suspended in-house, may be sent out to the UW's preferred reference laboratories.

For additional questions or concerns, please contact the clinical genomics analysis team at 206-598-1149.

UW Genetics laboratory's current service status is Level 1 (last updated: 1/19/2021)

Level 1 (Currently in effect):

Level 2 (NOT in effect):

  • PDNAS: No change in service level (2x weekly).
  • OncoPlex: High priority testing will be limited to lung and melanoma cases. Other case types (prostate, breast, etc.) will be triaged for other testing as appropriate (including assessment for MSI by IHC).
  • OncoPlex Single Gene: Will be run with laboratory director approval or sent out to a preferred reference lab.
  • BROCA/ColoSeq and all other germline testing will remain in house and run with reduced frequency.

Level 3 (NOT in effect):

  • PDNAS: No change in service level (2x weekly).
  • OncoPlex: No change from level 2 operations.
  • BROCA: No change from level 2 operations (biweekly).
  • All other testing postponed or sent out as needed.

Level 4 (NOT in effect):

  • PDNAS: No change in service level (2x weekly).
  • All other testing postponed or sent out as needed.

Level 5 (NOT in effect):

  • Complete service disruption; testing may be run on case-by-case basis.

Associated Tests

Code Name Specimen
ATHAL Alpha Thalassemia DNA Screen Blood, amniocytes, chorionic villus tiss...
BRAF BRAF Mutations Tumor Tissue, Purified DNA, accompanied ...
BROCA BROCA Cancer Risk Panel Peripheral Blood, cultured cells from sk...
CFDNA Cystic Fibrosis DNA Screen Blood, amniocytes, chorionic villus tiss...
COSEQ ColoSeq - Lynch and Polyposis Panel ColoSeq™ : Peripheral Blood or purified ...
CSQTP ColoSeq Tumor Panel Formalin-Fixed Paraffin Embedded Tumor T...
EGFRHS EGFR Mutations Tumor Tissue, Purified DNA, Bone Marrow,...
F5DNA Factor V DNA Screen Blood, Buccal cells for hematopoietic tr...
FX Fragile X Mental Retardation Blood, amniocytes, chorionic villus tiss...
HASEQ Alpha Hemoglobin DNA Sequence Blood, amniocytes, chorionic villus tiss...
HBSEQ Beta Hemoglobin DNA Sequencing Blood, amniocytes, chorionic villus tiss...
HDTEST Huntington Disease DNA Screen Blood, amniocytes, chorionic villus tiss...
HEMDNA Hemochromatosis DNA Screen Blood, Buccal cells for hematopoietic tr...
IDH IDH Mutations Tumor Tissue, Purified DNA, accompanied ...
IMD Immunoplex Panel Peripheral Blood, cultured cells from sk...
KITG KIT and PDGFRA GIST Tumor Tissue, Purified DNA, accompanied ...
KRAS KRAS Mutations (DNA) Tumor Tissue, Purified DNA, accompanied ...
MEGPX Megalencephaly Panel Skin biopsy/Cultured fibroblasts, FFPE T...
MRW MarrowSeq™ Hereditary Bone Marrow Failure Panel Peripheral Blood, cultured cells from sk...
MSI Microsatellite Instability Tumor Tissue, Purified DNA, Bone Marrow,...
OPG UW-OncoPlex Single Gene Tumor Tissue, Purified DNA, Bone Marrow,...
OPX UW OncoPlex Cancer Gene Panel Tumor Tissue, Purified DNA, Bone Marrow,...
OPXGN1 OncoPlex General (Bill Only)
PDNAS CellFree DNA Prenatal Screen Whole blood
PRODS Prothrombin DNA Screen Blood, Buccal cells for hematopoietic tr...
SCAPN Spinocerebellar Ataxia Panel Blood

Last updated 2021-01-19T18:28:10.661217+00:00