Alternate Test Names:
Identifies the protein product of the gene first discovered in Burkitt’s lymphoma, overexpressed as a consequence of chromosomal translocation involving chromosome 8. Used to screen diffuse large B cell lymphomas to identify those with high-level expression, corresponding to those tumors with a relatively high likelihood of harboring a c-MYC gene rearrangement by FISH.
Subcellular Localization: Nuclear
CPT Code(s): 88360 (reference only; CPTs may vary)
Turnaround Time: Within 1-2 business days of receipt
Schedule: Monday - Friday
• Formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded (FFPE) tissue block or cell block - OR -
• 1 unstained slide for each test requested plus 3-4 additional unstained slides cut at 4µm