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Test order codeHelp: 5165

Test name


Hereditary Myeloid Malignancy Panel

Purpose of the test


This is a clinical test intended for Help: Diagnosis, Monitoring, Mutation Confirmation, Pre-symptomatic, Risk Assessment, Screening



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How to order


•All samples should be shipped via overnight delivery at room temperature. •No weekend or holiday deliveries. •Label each specimen with the patient’s name, date of birth and date sample collected. •Send specimens with complete requisition and consent form, otherwise, specimen processing may be delayed.
Order URL Help: http://dnatesting.uchicago.edu/submitting-sample

Specimen source

Buccal swab
Cord blood
Peripheral (whole) blood


Molecular Genetics
DDeletion/duplication analysis
Next-Generation (NGS)/Massively parallel sequencing (MPS)
CSequence analysis of the entire coding region
Next-Generation (NGS)/Massively parallel sequencing (MPS)

Summary of what is tested

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Clinical utility


Establish or confirm diagnosis

  • 1. Churpek, J.E., et al., Proposal for the clinical detection and management of patients and their family members with familial myelodysplastic syndrome/acute leukemia predisposition syndromes. Leuk Lymphoma, 2013. 54(1): p. 28-35. 2. Bannon, S.A. and C.D. DiNardo, Hereditary Predispositions to Myelodysplastic Syndrome. Int J Mol Sci, 2016. 17(6). 3. Babushok, D.V., M. Bessler, and T.S. Olson, Genetic predisposition to myelodysplastic syndrome and acute myeloid leukemia in children and young adults. Leuk Lymphoma, 2016. 57(3): p. 520-36. 4. Owen, C., M. Barnett, and J. Fitzgibbon, Familial myelodysplasia and acute myeloid leukaemia--a review. Br J Haematol, 2008. 140(2): p. 123-32. 5. Babushok, D.V. and M. Bessler, Genetic predisposition syndromes: when should they be considered in the work-up of MDS? Best Pract Res Clin Haematol, 2015. 28(1): p. 55-68. 6. Arber, D.A., et al., The 2016 revision to the World Health Organization classification of myeloid neoplasms and acute leuke

Clinical validity


Not provided

Test services

  • Clinical Testing/Confirmation of Mutations Identified Previously
  • Confirmation of research findings
  • Custom Prenatal Testing
  • Custom mutation-specific/Carrier testing

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