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Molecular Pathology Laboratory

The Molecular Pathology Laboratory is an extension of the Histopathology Laboratory and performs a comprehensive range of molecular testing for paediatric and gynaecological cancers.  The laboratory welcomes regional and international referrals for molecular testing. The molecular tests offered include:

Medulloblastoma subgroup determination by NanoString nCounter gene expression profiling

Gene fusion detection in solid tumours by anchored multiplex PCR (Archer FUSIONPlex pan solid V2 assay)

Microsatellite instability (MSI) testing for endometrial cancer

MLH1 promoter methylation analysis

Molecular genotyping for identification of molar pregnancies

MYOD1 p.L122R mutational analysis for spindle cell/sclerosing rhabdomyosarcomas

FOXL2 p.C134W mutational analysis for juvenile/adult granulosa-cell tumour of ovary

Targeted genomic profiling of solid tumours by AmpliSeq Childhood Cancer Panel

Operating Hours

Monday to Friday

 0800 hrs - 1700 hrs



Sunday / Public holiday
​ Closed

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