FISH, HER2 (Paraffin-Embedded Tissue) - Breast Cancer
GTR Test Accession: Help GTR000569811.1
CAP
BREAST DISORDERSCANCER
Last updated in GTR: 2019-12-30
Last annual review date for the lab: 2024-01-10 LinkOut
At a Glance
Drug Response; Prognostic
Breast neoplasm
Cytogenetics - FISH-interphase: Fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH)
Breast cancer
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Ordering Information
Offered by: Help
IU Genetic Testing Laboratories
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Specimen Source: Help
Who can order: Help
  • Genetic Counselor
  • Health Care Provider
  • Licensed Physician
  • Nurse Practitioner
Lab contact: Help
Gail Vance, MD, ABMGG Board Certified, ABP, ABPath, FCAP, Diplomate of the Ameri, Lab Director
317-278-0172
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.
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Test development: Help
Test developed by laboratory (no manufacturer test name)
Informed consent required: Help
Decline to answer
Pre-test genetic counseling required: Help
Decline to answer
Post-test genetic counseling required: Help
Decline to answer
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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 *
FISH-interphase
Fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH)
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Clinical Information
Test purpose: Help
Drug Response; Prognostic
Target population: Help
Breast cancer
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Technical Information
Availability: Help
Tests performed
Entire test performed in-house
Analytical Validity: Help
This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by the IU Cytogenetics Laboratory as required by CLIA '88 regulations. It has not been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food & Drug Administration. Additional information about testing parameters including reporting criteria is available upon request.
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
FDA Review: Help
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Additional Information

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