MGMT Promoter Methylation, Tumor


Sunquest Code:MGMT  
Epic Code:LAB6683Epic Name:Send Outs Misc Test
Synonyms:MGMT; Promoter Methylation
Methodology:Methylation-specific ploymerase chain reaction (MS-PCR) analysis
CPT Code:81287, G0452
Turnaround Time:Results are reported within 10-14 days.
Special Instructions:Refer to requisition form for available tests. (See Associated Links). For non-EPIC sites: Print out requisition(s) and check gene(s) or panel requested. Order testing in EPIC as Solid Tumor Panel. Fixed samples: Include block number for testing.
Associated Links:

MDL Oncology Tumor Marker Request Form



Collection Instructions

Specimen:Tumor tissue
Optimal Volume:See collection instructions
Collection Instructions:Fixed tissue: 5 unstained slides (10 microns thick), 1 H&E slide (10 microns thigk) fixed tissue
Causes for Rejection:Fresh tissue or paraffin ribbons submitted and tumor percentage is less than 20%


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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