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Dr. Betina Chandolia
BDS, MDS - Oral Pathology and Microbiology
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What is DOG-1?

The DOG1 Antibody test is performed to diagnose gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GIST). The DOG1 antibodies can target and detect a marker for gastrointestinal tumors called Anoctamin 1.

Why is DOG-1 done?

  1. To diagnose stomach tumor when symptoms appear like swelling and pain in the stomach, vomiting, irregular bowel movements, blood in stool, weight loss, jaundice, etc.
  2. To diagnose and classify a type of tumor after an ultrasound test reveals a tumor in the gastrointestinal tract.




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