MLH1 Promotor Methylation, Paraffin

Abbrev Code:MLH1   
Order Code:LAB6609Order Name:MLH1 Promotor Methylation Tumor
Synonyms:MLH1HM; Promotor Methylation
Methodology:Methylation sensitive polymerase chain reaction (MS-PCR)
CPT Codes: 81288 x1, G0452 x1, 81288 x1, G0452 x1
Turnaround Time:Results are reported within 10-14 days.

Collection Instructions

Specimen:Tumor tissue
Optimal Volume:See Collection Instructions
Container: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 UM Molecular Diagnostics (M)  (UMMC East Bank)


Reference Range:By report.

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