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Test ID: MLHBL    
MLH1 Hypermethylation Analysis, Blood

NY State Approved Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.

Conditional

Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

As an adjunct to positive hypermethylation in tumor to distinguish between somatic and germline hypermethylation

As an adjunct to negative MLH1 germline testing in cases where colon or endometrial tumor demonstrates microsatellite instability-H (MSI-H) and loss of MLH1 protein expression

Special Instructions and Forms Describes specimen collection and preparation information, test algorithms, and other information pertinent to test. Also includes pertinent information and consent forms to be used when requesting a particular test

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) Analysis

(PCR is utilized pursuant to a license agreement with Roche Molecular Systems, Inc.)

Reporting Name A shorter/abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test; an abbreviated test name

MLH1 Hypermethylation Analysis, B

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

Hypermethylation
MLH1 Hypermethylation
Promoter Hypermethylation