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Lab Test Dictionary

FISH, ALL, Adult*QST (16753X)


Fluorescence In Situ Hybridization (FISH)

Specimen Type

Whole Blood or Bone Marrow

Performing Lab

Quest Diagnostics San Juan Capistrano

Epic ID


Lab Test Days

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

Standard TAT


Collection Information

Container Type

Dark Green (Sodium Heparin)

Processing Information - Lab Use Only

Transport Temperature

Ship room temperature

Specimen Stability

Room Temp: 48 Hours , Refrig: 48 Hours , Frozen: D

Rejection Criteria

Received frozen

Test Volume Required

3 mL

Minimum Test Volume

1 mL

Processing Instructions

Bone marrow, 1-3 mL or Whole Blood, 3-5 mL; Green vacutainer (sodium heparin only). Dark blue or tan top sodium heparin tubes are acceptable containers for this test. Ship at room temperature. Do not freeze. SPECIMEN VIABILITY DECREASES DURING TRANSIT. SEND SPECIMEN TO TESTING LAB FOR VIABILITY DETERMINATION. DO NOT REJECT.


Insurance Authorization is required prior to draw for outpatients. Ok to send on inpatients. No special send out forms needed.

CPT Codes

88271 x5, 88275 x2, 88291