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ALK

DESCRIPTION – ALK stands for anaplastic lymphoma kinase. Most of the ALK- positive cancer are in non-small cell lung cancer. ALK gene helps in the development of gut and nervous system.

CLINICAL UTILITY – to identify NSCLC patients who can derive benefits from crizotinib therapy.

METHODOLOGY – fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH)

TURN AROUND TIME – 6 days

PATIENT PREPRATION –

COLLECT – tumor tissue

SPECIMEN PREPARATION – formalin fixed paraffin embedded tissue block. Protect the slides from excessive heat.

STORAGE/TRANSPORT TEMPERATURE – room temperature

STABILITY – ambient: indefinitely; refrigerated: indefinitely

UNACCEPTABLE CONDITIONS – alternate fixatives and decalcified specimens

MRP – 7000.00

SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS – sample needs to be received by Monday only by 9am

 

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Sample needs to be received by Monday only by 9 am.
7,000.00
Home Collection-
Offer Price7,000.00
Total Amount₹7,000.00
*inclusive of all the taxes, fees and subject to availability

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