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Lab Test Dictionary

FISH, Alveolar Rhabdomyoscarcoma, FKHR, REA 13Q14

Specimen Type

See Collection Instructions

Performing Lab

Quest Diagnostics Chantilly (TSO)

Epic ID

Other Reference Test

Lab Test Days


Standard TAT

5 Days

Collection Information

Specimen Required

1-2 mL Bone Marrow or 5x5 Tissue Block

Container Type

See Below

Collection Instructions

Bone Marrow, submitted in sterile container with culture medium and antibiotics, 5x5 mm fresh biopsy specimen submitted in a sterile container with culture medium and antibiotics, or 5x5 mm tissue, submitted in formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded tissue block. Bone marrow submitted in a sodium heparin (green-top) tube, or sodium heparin, lead-free (tan-top) tube is also acceptable. Clinical history and reason for referral are required with test order. Prior therapy and transplant history should be provided with test order.

Processing Information - Lab Use Only

Transport Temperature


Specimen Stability

Room Temp=14 Days(Indefinite for Block); Refrigerated=14 Days(Indefinite for Block); Frozen=Unacceptable

Test Volume Required

2 mL Bone Marrow or 5x5 Tissue

Minimum Test Volume

1 mL Bone Marrow or 5x5 Tissue

Processing Instructions

Requires TSO form.


Insurance authorization is required prior to draw for Outpatients. Ok to send on Inpatients. Chantilly test code: 19772. Requires TSO form.

CPT Codes

88275, 88271 (x2)