Glioblastoma, the aggressive brain tumor is characterized by the wild-type Arginine residue at amino acid position 132. Tumors with any mutation changing the R132 to H, C, or S have been strongly associated with a better prognosis. Thus, WHO has recommended the test as the first test for classifying brain tumors.
TAT: 24 Hours
The tumor is classified as Oligodendroglioma if it has a mutated amino acid at position 132 and harbors the double deletion of 1p and 19q
TAT: 48 Hours