Bladder Cancer Markers, Urine

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General

Synonym/Acronym:
Nuclear matrix protein (NMP) 22, BTA, cytogenic marker for bladder cancer.

Common Use:
To assist in diagnosing bladder cancer.

Specimen:
Urine, unpreserved random specimen collected in a clean plastic collection container for NMP22 and Bard BTA; urine, first void specimen collected in fixative specific for fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH) testing.

Normal Findings:
(Method: Enzyme immunoassay for NMP22 and bladder tumor antigen [BTA], FISH for cytogenic marker).

NMP22: Negative: Less than 6 units/mL, borderline: 6 to 10 units/mL, positive: greater than 10 units/mL.

BTA: Negative.

Cytogenic Marker: Negative.

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