MLH1 Promotor Methylation, Paraffin


Sunquest Code:MLH1  
Epic Code:LAB6609Epic Name:MLH1 Promotor Methylation Tumor
Synonyms:MLH1HM; Promotor Methylation
Methodology:Methylation sensitive polymerase chain reaction (MS-PCR)
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Turnaround Time:Results are reported within 10-14 days.


Collection Instructions

Specimen:Tumor tissue
Optimal Volume:See Collection Instructions
Collection Instructions:Fixed tissue: 5 unstained slides (10 microns thick), 1 H&E (4 microns thick)
Causes for Rejection:Fresh tissue or paraffin ribbons submitted and tumor percentage is less than 30%. Decalcified tissue.


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Do not process. Store at room temperature.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at room temperature.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Molecular Diagnostics  (UMMC-East Bank)


Interpretive

Reference Range:By report.


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