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Test ID: TMSI    
Microsatellite Instability, Tumor

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

Evaluation of tumor tissue to identify patients at high risk for having Lynch syndrome, also known as hereditary nonpolyposis colorectal cancer (HNPCC)

 

Evaluation of tumor tissue for clinical decision-making purposes given the prognostic and therapeutic implications associated with microsatellite instability phenotypes

Reflex Tests Lists tests that may or may not be performed, at an additional charge, depending on the result and interpretation of the initial tests.

Test IDReporting NameAvailable SeparatelyAlways Performed
SLIRVSlide Review in MGNoNo

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

When this test is ordered, slide review will always be performed at an additional charge.

 

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.

Yes

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

Tumor, Microsatellite Instability

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

DNA Mismatch Repair-related HNPCC
Hereditary Nonpolyposis Colon Cancer (HNPCC)
Lynch syndrome
Lynch
Microsatellite Instability
MSI
Tumor microsatellite Instability
MMR
Mismatch repair
Mismatch repair deficiency