Cancer Probe by DNA FISH
Blood, Bone Marrow, Lymph Node, Tumor
Green top (sodium heparin) tube or special THC tube
1.0 mL (minimum 0.5 mL) or 1.0 mm3
Cause for rejection:
Clotted, non-sterile, or frozen specimen
Mon-Fri (0700-1600) Sat 0900-1300)
Cells are fixed to slides, hybridized overnight with appropriate DNA probe(s), washed, and counterstained. 10 metaphase cells or 100-300 interphase nuclei are analyzed using fluorescence microscopy and images are digitally captured using analysis software.
Include all pertinent medical findings on the requisition with suspected diagnosis and/or indication(s) for the testing.
OC Power Word:
Interpretation is provided with report
Interphase Analysis 88271 (each probe), 88275 MetaphaseAnalysis 88271 (each probe), 88274, 88291