Test Catalog

Test ID: MLHPB    
MLH1 Hypermethylation Analysis, Blood

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

Testing Algorithm Delineates situations when tests are added to the initial order. This includes reflex and additional tests.

See Lynch Syndrome Testing Algorithm in Special Instructions.

Special Instructions Library of PDFs including pertinent information and forms related to the test

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

Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)

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


Reporting Name Lists a shorter or abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test

MLH1 Hypermethylation Analys, Blood

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

MLH1 Hypermethylation
Promoter Hypermethylation