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EML4 ALK

EML4 ALK (This test is not orderable in Health Link.) Ref Lab- Miscellaneous Lab Test

Name: EML4 ALK

Test Name: EML4 ALK

Health Link Test Code: This test is not orderable in Health Link.

LIS Test Code: EMLALK

Methodology: Fluorescence In Situ Hybridization (FISH)

Clinical Information:

ALK gene rearrangements are useful in predicting lung cancer response to targeted therapeutics like TKI. This test is a consultative evaluation.

Testing Site: Testing will be sent to an approved reference laboratory

In-Lab Turnaround Time: 8 - 12 days.

Specimen: Paraffin block

Interpretation:

Report provides interpretation.