Detection of point mutations in codon 132 of the IDH1 gene and codon 172 of the IDH2 gene. Mutations in these genes are used to identify and stage brain tumors.
Formalin-fixed, paraffin embedded (FFPE) tissue block
Tissues should be processed according to standard FFPE protocols. Over fixing of samples should be avoided as this can cause DNA degradation.
Formalin-fixed, paraffin embedded (FFPE) tissue block.
Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) with Melt Curve analysis
An interpretative report will be provided