2020 Microsatellite Instability (MSI)

Scheme description
Molecular testing of FFPE samples for microsatellite instability.
Disorders/Gene target(s)
MSI
BRAF
MLH1 promoter methylation
Clinical cases
Three
Testing/analysis
Any
Sample type
Formalin fixed paraffin embedded sections supplied as
1) rolled sections,
2) slide mounted sections
or 3) rolled sections plus one slide mounted section for H&E staining.
Please indicate your sample choice when enrolling.
Techniques
Any molecular testing methods.
Assessment
Submit a clinical report to include:
• Genotyping of results
• Interpretation of the result
• Clerical accuracy
Performance criteria are applied.
Eligibility
All laboratories worldwide
Languages
English ONLY
ISO17043 Accredited EQA
Yes
EQA timeline
Sample dispatchSeptember 2020
Testing period6 weeks
Assessment resultsJanuary 2021
Final Summary reportFebruary 2021
Other information
Fee
£260.00
GenQA code
2020MSI
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