You are here: Home / Biomarkers / MiPS (Mi Prostate Score Urine test)

MiPS (Mi Prostate Score Urine test)



QA State: Curated
Short Name:
HGNC Name:

The MiPS assay is a multiplex analysis of T2-ERG gene fusion, PCA3, and serum PSA (KLK3). It is commercially available through the University of Michigan MLabs. The MiPS assay tests for the presence of two prostate cancer biomarkers: a piece of RNA made from the PCA3 gene, found to be overactive in 95 percent of all prostate cancers, and another RNA marker that is found only when TMPRSS2 and ERG abnormally fuse. TMPRSS2:ERG, or T2-ERG, is a strong indicator of prostate cancer.

Panel Details


There are no datasets associated with this biomarker.


The following organs have data associated with this biomarker…



Phase: Three
QA State: Curated


MiPS is intended to be used on men who have already undergone PSA screening. The MiPS test is not meant to be used alone as a prostate cancer screening tool.


This biomarker is currently being annotated or is under review. You must be logged in or do not have permission to view any additional information. Contact Heather Kincaid at if you should have access to this biomarker.

This icon signifies that something is happening and we kindly ask you to please wait