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Test Name: ERBB2 (HER2/neu) Gene Amplification Detection by FISH
Compliance:ASR
Test Description:This test is used to identify the presence of HER2/neuamplification, which is associated with a poor prognosis but may predict response to various HER2/neu-targeted therapies.
Methodology:Fluorescent in Situ Hybridization (FISH) Analysis
Gene Name:ERBB2 (HER2/neu)
Protein Name:v-erb-b2 erythroblastic leukemia viral oncogene homolog 2, neuro/glioblastoma derived oncogene homolog (avian)
Specimen Requirements:FFPE Slides: 5-10 4µm FFPE tissue unstained sections on coated slides. One section must be stained with H&E and mounted with tumor region (area of interest) marked. Please include a copy of corresponding surgical pathology report. FFPE Block: Paraffin-embedded, formalin-fixed tissue block containing adequate amounts of tumor to be analyzed with areas of tumor marked. Please include a copy of corresponding surgical pathology report.
Storage Condition:Room Temperature
Turn Around Time:3-5 working days from day of specimen received
OMIM:http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/omim/?term=ERBB2
Genetic Home Reference:http://ghr.nlm.nih.gov/gene/ERBB2
Phone:+852.2986.1270
Fax:+852.2527.7028
E-mail:contact@hk-mpdc.com
27/F., Strand 50, No.50 Bonham Strand, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong
Opening Hours
Mondays to Fridays: 09:00-18:00
Saturdays: 09:00-16:00
Sundays and Public Holidays: Closed

For specimen pickup arrangements, please phone +852.2986.1270




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