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Overview

Test order codeHelp: CDx009

Test name

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Hereditary Prostate Cancer Panel (Prostate Cancer)

Purpose of the test

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This is a clinical test intended for Help: Diagnosis, Predictive, Prognostic

Condition

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How to order

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Fill test requisition form and submit with saliva or buccal swab specimen
Order URL Help: http://claritidiagnostics.com/physicians/our-process/

Specimen source

Buccal swab
Isolated DNA
Saliva

Methodology

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Molecular Genetics
DDeletion/duplication analysis
Next-Generation (NGS)/Massively parallel sequencing (MPS)
  • None/not applicable
CSequence analysis of the entire coding region
Next-Generation (NGS)/Massively parallel sequencing (MPS)
  • illumina Miniseq
  • None/not applicable

Summary of what is tested

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Clinical utility

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Establish or confirm diagnosis

Predictive risk information for patient and/or family members

Lifestyle planning

Clinical validity

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99.99

Citations

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Test services

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  • Full gene sequencing and del/dup analysis

Suggested reading

Practice guidelines

  • NICE, 2023
    UK NICE Guideline NG12, Suspected cancer: recognition and referral, 2023
  • NCCN, 2022
    NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology, Prostate Cancer, Version 4.2022
  • NICE, 2021
    UK NICE Guideline NG131, Prostate cancer: diagnosis and management, 2021
  • NCCN, 2011
    NCCN Task Force report: Evaluating the clinical utility of tumor markers in oncology.

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