Our global life sciences company brings diagnostic testing & drug development together.

c-MET Oncology FISH

CPT: Contact CPT coding department at 800-222-7566, ext 6-8400. If reflex testing is performed, concomitant CPT codes/charges will apply.
Print Share


  • Adenocarcinoma
  • Non−Small-cell Lung Cancer

Expected Turnaround Time

4 - 7 days

Specimen Requirements


FNA, formalin-fixed paraffin blocks are also acceptable.


Five slides (4- to 5-micron thick sections)

Minimum Volume

Two slides (4- to 5-micron thick sections)


Paraffin block


Transport to the test facility at room temperature.

Storage Instructions

Maintain specimen at room temperature.

Causes for Rejection

Broken or dirty slides; excessive cellular debris or stained slides; decalcified bone cores; absence of tumor or quantity not sufficient for analysis

Test Details


Confirmation/identification of cancer-related alterations (for lung cancer).


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).


Fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH)


Lennerz JK, Kwak EL, Ackerman A, et al. MET amplification identifies a small and aggressive subgroup of esophagogastric adenocarcinoma with evidence of responsiveness to crizotinib. J Clin Oncol. 2011 Dec 20; 29(36):4803-4810. 22042947


Order Code Order Code Name Order Loinc Result Code Result Code Name UofM Result LOINC
510890 C-MET Oncology FISH 510834 Specimen Type 31208-2
510890 C-MET Oncology FISH 510835 Cells Counted 62361-1
510890 C-MET Oncology FISH 510836 Cells Analyzed 62360-3
510890 C-MET Oncology FISH 510837 FISH Result 48674-6
510890 C-MET Oncology FISH 510838 Interpretation 62365-2
510890 C-MET Oncology FISH 510839 Director Review: 48672-0
510890 C-MET Oncology FISH 512123 PDF 51967-8

For Providers

Please login to order a test

Order a Test

© 2021 Laboratory Corporation of America® Holdings and Lexi-Comp Inc. All Rights Reserved.

CPT Statement/Profile Statement

The LOINC® codes are copyright © 1994-2021, Regenstrief Institute, Inc. and the Logical Observation Identifiers Names and Codes (LOINC) Committee. Permission is granted in perpetuity, without payment of license fees or royalties, to use, copy, or distribute the LOINC® codes for any commercial or non-commercial purpose, subject to the terms under the license agreement found at Additional information regarding LOINC® codes can be found at, including the LOINC Manual, which can be downloaded at