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Cancer Probe by DNA FISH

Cytogenetics Laboratory : Cytogenetics

Test ID/Workstation :
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
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.
Special Instructions:
Include all pertinent medical findings on the requisition with suspected diagnosis and/or indication(s) for the testing. Not orderable in Epic
7-10 days
Additional Info:
Interpretation is provided with report
CPT Code:
Interphase Analysis 88271 (each probe), 88275 MetaphaseAnalysis 88271 (each probe), 88274, 88291