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Overview

Test order codeHelp: KRAS

Test name

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KRAS - Individual Marker for Ovarian Cancer (KRAS-99)

Purpose of the test

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This is a clinical test intended for Help: Therapeutic management

Condition

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How to order

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81275, 81403 contact our client services to set up shipping and ordering of test.
Order URL Help: http://www.gopathlabs.com/contact_us/

Specimen source

Fresh tissue
Frozen tissue
Paraffin block

Methodology

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Molecular Genetics
SMutation scanning of the entire coding region
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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Practice guidelines

  • USPSTF, 2018
    Screening for Ovarian Cancer: US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement
  • ASCO, 2014
    American Society of Clinical Oncology Expert Statement: collection and use of a cancer family history for oncology providers.
  • USPSTF, 2012
    Screening for ovarian cancer: U.S. Preventive Services Task Force reaffirmation recommendation statement. (See 2018 Update)

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