FAQs

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What type of sample do you accept for outsourced testing?

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We accept formalin fixed paraffin embedded (FFPE) tissue blocks or slides and peripheral blood samples. Download our Specimen Requirements Form for more information.

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Where is PacificDx?

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The PacificDx Laboratory is located near John Wayne airport at 5 Mason Lane, Irvine, CA. Please see Contact Us page for additional information.

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What outsourcing test services do you provide?

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PacificDx offers DNA-array comparative genomic hybridization (array CGH), next generation sequencing (NGS), immunohistochemistry (IHC), real-time polymerase chain reaction (rt-PCR), and fluorescent in situ hybridization (FISH) outsourcing services. Please visit the Testing page for more information about the specific testing options on each platform.

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If you do not offer a specific test that I am looking for on one of your testing platforms, can an assay be custom designed to meet my laboratory’s needs?

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PacificDx specializes in the design, development, and implementation of high-complexity clinical assays. We are always willing to discuss potential new assays with our clients.

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How do you order testing from PacificDx?

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You can download our online requisition form, or send us a test request through the online Contact Form. We are available by phone or email to answer your questions and make the outsourcing process as seamless as possible.

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What are the payment options for outsourcing testing to PacificDx?

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We develop a services agreement with each client that meets the requirements of the specific testing that is outsourced and the state in which the laboratory is located.