Microsatellite Instability
GTR Test Accession: Help GTR000531604.2
CAP
CANCERDIGESTIVE SYSTEM
Last updated in GTR: 2018-07-05
Last annual review date for the lab: 2024-04-29 LinkOut
At a Glance
Drug Response; Screening
Carcinoma of colon
NR-21, NR-24, BAT-25, BAT-26, MONO-27, PENTA C, PENTA D
Molecular Genetics - Microsatellite instability testing (MSI): PCR
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Ordering Information
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Molecular Genetics Diagnostic Laboratory
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Specimen Source: Help
Who can order: Help
  • Health Care Provider
Contact Policy: Help
Laboratory can only accept contact from health care providers. Patients/families are encouraged to discuss genetic testing options with their health care provider.
Test service: Help
Clinical Testing/Confirmation of Mutations Identified Previously
Test development: Help
Manufactured (research use only; not FDA-reviewed)
Informed consent required: Help
Decline to answer
Pre-test genetic counseling required: Help
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Post-test genetic counseling required: Help
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Conditions Help
Total conditions: 1
Condition/Phenotype Identifier
Test Targets
Chromosomal regions/Mitochondria Help
Total chromosomal regions/mitochondria: 1
Chromosomal region/Mitochondrion Associated condition
Methodology
Total methods: 1
Method Category Help
Test method Help
Instrument *
Microsatellite instability testing (MSI)
PCR
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Clinical Information
Test purpose: Help
Drug Response; Screening
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Technical Information
Test Comments: Help
Requires normal and tumor tissue pair for analysis
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Tests performed
Entire test performed in-house
Analytical Validity: Help
Diagnostic sensitivity and specificity 100%
Proficiency testing (PT):
Is proficiency testing performed for this test? Help
Yes

Method used for proficiency testing: Help
Formal PT program

PT Provider: Help
American College of Medical Genetics / College of American Pathologists, ACMG/CAP
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Regulatory Approval
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Additional Information

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