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Lab Test Dictionary

FISH, ALL/NHL, MYC-BA, 8q24 Rearrangement (14706)

Methodology

Fluorescence in situ Hybridization (FISH)


Synonyms

MYC-break-apart (MYC-BA); Burkitt's Lymphoma; Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL); Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma

Specimen Type

Whole Blood or Bone Marrow

Performing Lab

Quest Diagnostics San Juan Capistrano


Epic ID

Other Reference Test

Lab Test Days

Daily

Standard TAT

5-7 Days


Collection Information

Specimen Required

3-5 mL Whole Blood or 1-3 mL Bone Marrow

Container Type

Dark Green (Sodium Heparin)

Collection Instructions

Fresh (unfixed) tissue or formalin fixed paraffin embedded tissue is also acceptable. For lymph node biopsy, 5x5 mm in sterile container in Hanks Ringers solution or culture medium with antibiotics.


Processing Information - Lab Use Only

Transport Temperature

Refrigerate-OK/Ambient-OK

Test Volume Required

5 mL Whole Blood or 3 mL Bone Marrow

Minimum Test Volume

3 mL Whole Blood or 1 mL Bone Marrow

Processing Instructions

Indicate source in comments, on specimen and on batch sheet.


Comments

Insurance authorization is required prior to draw for Outpatients. Ok to send on Inpatients.


CPT Codes

88271 (x2), 88275


Revised

06-13-21

Initials

SA