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MALT Panel pin


Panel Components:
MALT1 (18q21)

Methodology: FISH

Clinical Significance:
This sensitive breakapart FISH assay detects any MALT gene rearrangement including the t(11;18) and the t(14;18). MALT1 gene rearrangements occur in a subset of extra-nodal marginal zone B cell lymphomas (MZBCL) and can aid in this diagnosis.

Organ: Blood/Bone Marrow, Body Fluids, Colon & Other GI, Lymph Node / Spleen

Disease State: B Cell Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma (not otherwise classified), Marginal Zone/MALT Lymphoma

CPT Code(s): 88374 (reference only; CPTs may vary)

Turnaround Time: Within 3-4 business days of receipt

Schedule: Monday - Friday

Specimen Requirements:
• Formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded tissue block or cell block - OR -
• Minimum of 5 unstained slide cut at 4µm for each test requested