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Overview

Test order codeHelp: GIST

Test name

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GIST Profile (GIST)

Purpose of the test

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This is a clinical test intended for Help: Prognostic, Therapeutic management

Condition

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Click Indication tab for more information.

How to order

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download solid tumor requisition. contact our client services to set up shipping and order.
Order URL Help: http://www.gopathlabs.com/contact_us/

Specimen source

Fresh tissue
Frozen tissue
Paraffin block

Methodology

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Molecular Genetics
ESequence analysis of select exons
PCR
  • ABI 3130XL Genetic Analyzer
  • NextGene

Summary of what is tested

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Clinical utility

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Not provided

Clinical validity

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Not provided

Test services

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  • molecular genomic testing

Practice guidelines

  • ACMG/NSGC, 2015
    A practice guideline from the American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics and the National Society of Genetic Counselors: referral indications for cancer predisposition assessment.
  • EGTM, 2014
    Tumor markers in colorectal cancer, gastric cancer and gastrointestinal stromal cancers: European group on tumor markers 2014 guidelines update.
  • UK NEQAS, 2012
    The UK NEQAS for Molecular Genetics scheme for gastrointestinal stromal tumour: findings and recommendations following four rounds of circulation.

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