How to Order the Test

From ordering a collection kit to accessing test results, Exact Sciences makes the Oncotype DX AR-V7 Nucleus Detect® test ordering process as easy as possible.

Getting a collection kit

To conduct the test, you will need an AR-V7 Nucleus Detect® test collection kit at your location before you collect a blood sample from your patient. You can request collection kits by contacting your local sales representative or the Customer Service team at 866-ONCOTYPE (866-662-6897). Kit orders are usually processed within a day and received within 48 hours.

1Prepare for the test

  • Open the collection kit to access the blood collection tube
  • Inspect for broken or expired items. Do not remove thermal packs. Do not discard any items
  • Complete the AR-V7 Nucleus Detect test order form, fill out the blood tube label, and apply all 3 phlebotomist labels as specified

2Collect the sample

  • Label the tube with the patient’s first and last name, date of birth and/or medical record number, and date/time of specimen collection (month, day, and year)
  • Apply label lengthwise on the blood tube. Do not cover any other labels
  • Using the included blood tube, collect at least 8 mL peripheral blood
  • Immediately INVERT the tube 10 times after blood draw to prevent clotting
  • Place the blood collection tube into the absorbent sleeve and conical
  • Replace the conical cap. Place the conical into the center of the canister and replace the canister cap. Place the canister into the collection box
  • Fold and place the completed order form, a copy of the patient’s insurance card, and any other accompanying documents into the box

3Ship the sample

  • Place the collection kit directly into the pre-addressed FedEx® Clinical Pak, seal the Pak, and store at ROOM TEMPERATURE (15-30°C / 50-86°F) pending shipment. DO NOT refrigerate or freeze kit or contents
  • Ensure FedEx® pickup is scheduled for the SAME DAY sample is collected

    Ship via FedEx Priority Overnight to:
    Epic Sciences
    ATTN: Clinical Laboratory
    9381 Judicial Drive, Suite 200
    San Diego, CA 92121

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