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Uveal Melanoma Prognostic Test
Copy number testing (using MLPA) on chromosomes 1p, 3, 6, and 8 to detect monosomy, disomy, and trisomy; microsatellite analysis (MSA) on chromosome 3 to detect loss of a chromosome copy and isodisomy; sequencing GNAQ and GNA11 to detect frequently occurring mutations in UM tumor for confirmation of tumor sampling.
Genetic testing of eye tumor tissue to determine whether the original eye tumor has a high risk of metastasis
This test was developed, and its performance characteristics determined, by LabCorp. It has not been cleared or approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
Multiplex ligation-dependent probe amplification (MLPA); microsatellite analysis; sequencing
Whole blood or buccal swab and tumor biopsy (FNAB or other)
8.5 mL whole blood
4 mL whole blood
Whole blood samples must be received at Impact Genetics within five days of collection. Do not freeze.
This test is performed at Impact Genetics, Bowmanville, Ontario, Canada. Please direct any questions regarding this test to Impact Genetics at 877-624-9769.