Comparison of different diagnostic tests

A comparison of the Fluorescence in-situ hybridization (FISH) test andĀ ALK immunohistochemistry (IHC) for determining ALK + status.

Basically the tests have results that are 99% consistent. The authors argue that either test should be sufficient on its own to determine if a patient is eligible for treatment by any of the ALK inhibitors.

 

http://annonc.oxfordjournals.org/content/early/2015/10/19/annonc.mdv501.full.pdf

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