Collection & Ordering
How it works
Percepta GSC fits seamlessly into your current lung cancer diagnostic
1. Collect patient samples
2 brushings (8-10 passes each) from
the normal-appearing right main
2. Ship to Veracyte
Veracyte provides sample collection
kit and FedEx shipping from collection
site to Veractye lab.
3. Online results
Confirm order if bronchoscopy is
inconclusive. Results will be delivered
within two weeks on the Veracyte
online portal and mobile app.
Percepta GSC collection and reporting
During a bronchoscopy procedure, cells are collected from the right main stem bronchus using a cytology brush. In the event a bronchoscopy is inconclusive you may order Percepta GSC.
Who is a good candidate for Percepta GSC?
Current or former smokers and over 21 years of age
No concurrent or prior cancer
Percepta GSC stratifies the risk of primary lung cancer across all pre-test risk groups to guide patient management when bronchoscopy is inconclusive.
Access practice trend reports and sample testing status
View your Veracyte portal to get practice insights, track trends, and better understand your patients. Your Home Dashboard illustrates:
- Samples submitted and status report (Reported / Processing / Not Ordered)
- Order history
- Result breakdown by test result. Patient results are available within two weeks.
Covered by Medicare
The Percepta GSC test is covered by Medicare. Veracyte bills Medicare and third-party payers directly.
The Veracyte Access Program provides financial support for both eligible uninsured and commercially available insured patients with financial need.
Frequently Asked Questions
Results for the Percepta Genomic Sequencing Classifier are available within two weeks after the test order is confirmed.
Results can be accessed on the Veracyte online portal and mobile app.
Samples should be packaged and shipped to Veracyte on the same day as collected, using the provided shipper and return shipping labels.
Samples should be shipped the same day via FedEx®. Return label is pre-applied to the provided shipping box. If you do not have a routine pickup, call FedEx at 1.800.GOFEDEX (1.800.463.3339) to schedule one.