Cancer Probe by DNA FISH

Cytogenetics Laboratory:Cytogenetics

Test ID/Workstation: CANPR CYTO

Specimen Type: Blood, Bone Marrow, Lymph Node, Tumor

Tube Type: Green top (sodium heparin) tube or special THC tube

Collection Volume: 1.0 mL (minimum 0.5 mL) or 1.0 mm3

Cause for rejection: Clotted, non-sterile, or frozen specimen

Storage: Ambient

Availability: Mon-Fri (0700-1600) Sat 0900-1300)

Methodology: 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.

Special Instructions: Include all pertinent medical findings on the requisition with suspected diagnosis and/or indication(s) for the testing.

OC Power Word: -

Lab/Phone: 330-543-8483

TAT: 1-7 days

Additional Info: Interpretation is provided with report

CPT Code: Interphase Analysis 88271 (each probe), 88275 MetaphaseAnalysis 88271 (each probe), 88274, 88291

Synonyms: -

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