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MGMT Methylation Assay

Alias/Synonym: MGMT

CPT Code: 81287

Specimen Type, Preferred:
Formalin fixed paraffin embedded tissue
Specimen Type, Alternate:
Sample Quantity, Preferred:
1 Block
8 Slides
Sample Quantity, Minimum:
1 Block
5 Slides
Transport Container:
Unstained slides
Paraffin block
Transport Temperature:
Room temperature
Collection Instructions:
Charged slides should be cut at 4-5 microns thick.
Specimen Stability:
Room temperature: Indefinite
Rejection Criteria:
Clinical Significance:
Detects CpG methylation within the MGMT gene promoter.
Turnaround Time:
10-14 day(s)
Reference Ranges:
Cutoff value % based on assay sensitivity