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MALT1 Breakapart (18q21) positive, reflex panel pin


Methodology: FISH

Clinical Significance:
In this reflexive panel a MALT1 breakapart FISH assay is performed. If negative, no more testing is performed. If positive, one additional FISH assay is performed to positively identify and confirm the presence of t(11;18), which is the most common MALT1 gene translocation that occurs in MZBCL.

Organ: Blood/Bone Marrow

Disease State: B Cell Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma (not otherwise classified)

CPT Code(s): 88374x2. The CPT codes provided are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payer being billed.

Turnaround Time: Within 4-6 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