Microdeletion Analysis by DNA FISH

Cytogenetics Laboratory:Cytogenetics

Test ID/Workstation: MIPRO CYTO

Specimen Type: Amniotic fluid, Blood, Bone Marrow, Fetal, Tissue, Tumor

Tube Type: Sterile tissue culture flask provided by laboratory; Green top (sodium heparin) tube; Sterile container with tissue culture medium

Collection Volume: Amniotic fluid: 20.0 mL (minimum 5.0 mL) Blood: 5 mL (minimum 1.0 mL)

Bone Marrow: 1.0 mL (minimum 0.5 mL) Tissue: 1.0 mm3

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

Storage: Ambient

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

Methodology: Cultured cells are fixed to slides, hybridized overnight to the appropriate DNA probe(s), washed, and counterstained. 10 cells are analyzed using a fluorescence microscope and the images are captured digitally using image analysis software.

Special Instructions: Include pertinent medical findings on the requisition with suspected diagnosis and/or indication(s) for the testing. Typically must be ordered with chromosome analysis.

OC Power Word: -

Lab/Phone: 330-543-8483

TAT: 24 hours-14 days

Additional Info: Interpretation is provided with report

CPT Code: 88271 (each probe), 88273, 88291

Synonyms: FISH; Fluorescent in situ hybridization

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