Description of Medical ServiceThe characterisation of: rearrangements in BCL2, BC16, MYC genes for detection of cases of 'double-hit' diffuse large B cell lymphoma, which require more intensive chemotherapy in view of the more aggressive nature of the lymphoma; copy number changes or mutations for the diagnosis and classification of neoplasms or the detection of minimal residual disease of patients with plasma cell myeloma; and histological diagnosis and classification for rare subtypes of non-hodgkin lymphoma.
Description of Medical ConditionDiffuse large B cell lymphoma; copy number abberations and / or mutations fo the diagnosis and classification of plasma cell myeloma; and rare sub-types of non-hodgkin lymphoma that respond poorly to conventional chemotherapy.
Reason for ApplicationNew MBS item
Medical Service TypeInvestigative
Previous Application NumberNot Applicable
Application FormApplication Form (Word 202 KB)
Application Form (PDF 1032 KB)
Consultation SurveyConsultation Survey (Word 508 KB)
Consultation Survey (PDF 306 KB)