ARMS - Overview: Alveolar Rhabdomyosarcoma by Reverse Transcriptase PCR (RT-PCR)

Test Catalog

Test Name

Test ID: ARMS    
Alveolar Rhabdomyosarcoma by Reverse Transcriptase PCR (RT-PCR)

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

Supporting the diagnosis of alveolar rhabdomyosarcoma

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
FOXOFFOXO1 (13q14), ARMS, 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
SLIRVSlide Review in MGNo, (Bill Only)Yes

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

This test is performed in conjunction with SLIRV / Slide Review in MG. Additional testing may be performed after review by pathologist. Upon approval from the requesting clinician, 70012 / Pathology Consultation may be added, if determined to be appropriate.

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

Reverse Transcriptase Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR)/Gel Electrophoresis
(PCR is utilized pursuant to a license agreement with Roche Molecular Systems, Inc.)

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

Yes

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

Alveolar Rhabdomyosarcoma, RT-PCR

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

2;13 translocation
ALRSH
ARMS
FOXO1A
PAX
PAX3
PAX3-FOXO1
PAX3/FOXO1
PAX3/FOXO1A
PAX7
PAX7-FOXO1
PAX7/FOXO1
PAX7/FOXO1A
Rhabdomyosarcoma
t(1;13)
t(2;13)
translocation 1;13
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