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Overview

Test order codeHelp: LKB

Test name

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LKB1 Gene Characterization (LKB)

Purpose of the test

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This is a clinical test intended for Help: Diagnosis, Pre-symptomatic

Condition

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1 condition tested. Click Indication tab for more information.

Methodology

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Molecular Genetics
CSequence analysis of the entire coding region
Bi-directional Sanger Sequence Analysis

Summary of what is tested

1 genes and variants. Click Methodology tab for more information.

Genes

Clinical validity

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Not provided

Clinical utility

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Not provided

How to order

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Order URL Help: http://www.pathology.med.ohio-state.edu/ext/Divisions/Clinical/molpath/

Practice guidelines

  • ACMG, 2016
    Recommendations for reporting of secondary findings in clinical exome and genome sequencing, 2016 update (ACMG SF v2.0): a policy statement of the American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics.
  • ACG, 2015
    ACG clinical guideline: Genetic testing and management of hereditary gastrointestinal cancer syndromes.
  • ACMG, 2015
    ACMG policy statement: updated recommendations regarding analysis and reporting of secondary findings in clinical genome-scale sequencing.
  • ACMG/NSGC, 2015
    A practice guideline from the American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics and the National Society of Genetic Counselors: referral indications for cancer predisposition assessment.
  • ACMG, 2013
    ACMG recommendations for reporting of incidental findings in clinical exome and genome sequencing.
  • CAPS, 2013
    International Cancer of the Pancreas Screening (CAPS) Consortium summit on the management of patients with increased risk for familial pancreatic cancer
  • NSGC, 2004
    Genetic cancer risk assessment and counseling: recommendations of the National Society of Genetic Counselors.

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