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Test ID: EGFRX    
Lung Cancer, EGFR with ALK Reflex, Tumor

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

Yes

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

Identifying non-small cell lung cancers that may benefit from treatment with epidermal growth factor receptor-tyrosine kinase or anaplastic lymphoma kinase inhibitors

Reflex Tests Lists test(s) that may or may not be performed, at an additional charge, depending on the result and interpretation of the initial test(s)

Test IDReporting NameAvailable SeparatelyAlways Performed
FLCALung Cancer, ALK (2p23), FISH, TsYesNo

Additional Tests Lists test(s) that are always performed, at an additional charge, with the initial test(s)

Test IDReporting NameAvailable SeparatelyAlways Performed
SLRVWSlide ReviewNoYes

Testing Algorithm Delineates situation(s) when tests are added to the initial order. This includes reflex and additional tests.

When this test is ordered, EGFR Gene, Mutation Analysis, 29 Mutation Panel, Tumor, will always be performed. All specimens without an EGFR mutation will be automatically reflexed for ALK (2p23) FISH testing.

When this test is ordered, SLRVW / Slide Review (Bill Only) will always be performed at an additional charge.

 

See Lung Cancer, EGFR with ALK reflex, Tumor Algorithm in Special Instructions.

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) and Fluorescence In Situ Hybridization (FISH)

(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

Lung Cancer, EGFR with ALK Reflex

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

EGFR
EGFR-TKI
EGFR-tyrosine kinase inhibitor
Epidermal growth factor receptor
Erlotinib
Gefitinib
Non-small cell lung cancer
NSCLC
2p23
ALK
Lung carcinoma
Non small cell lung cancer
ALK Fish
ALK-EML4