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SARCOMA TRANSLOCATION - SARC
SARC
Analytes/procedures in bold type are regulated for proficiency testing by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS).

Gene Challenges per Shipment Number of Shipments
Sarcoma translocation* (RT‑PCR) 3 Two shipments per year


Laboratories performing FISH for sarcoma translocation refer to the Cytogenetics Surveys.


Program Information

  • Three snap‑frozen cell pellets from which approximately 5.0‑μg of RNA can be extracted

Shipping Schedule

  • Shipment A: May 14
  • Shipment B: November 26

Translocation Listing:

COL1A/PDGFB, t(17;22)
ETV6-NTRK3, t(12;15)
EWSR1/ATF1, t(12;22)
EWSR1/ERG, t(21;22)
EWSR1/FLI1, t(11;22)

EWSR1/FLI1 or EWSRI/ERG,
EWSR1/WT1, t(11;22)
FUS/DDIT3, t(12;16)
PAX3/FOXO1, t(2;13)
PAX7/FOXO1, t(1;13)
PAX3/FOXO1 or PAX7/FOXO1
SS18/SSX1, t(X;18)
SS18/SSX2, t(X;18)
SS18/SSX1 or SS18/SSX2