MGMT Promoter Methylation, Tumor

Abbrev Code:MGMT   
Order Code:LAB6683Order Name:Send Outs Misc Test
Synonyms:MGMT; Promoter Methylation
Methodology:Methylation-specific ploymerase chain reaction (MS-PCR) analysis
CPT Codes: 81287 x1, G0452 x1
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:

Molecular Diagnotics Solid Tumor NGS Oncology

Collection Instructions

Specimen:Tumor tissue
Optimal Volume:See collection instructions
Alternate Containers: Microscope slides
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)


Reference Range:By report

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