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FISH, B-Cell Malignancy, IGH, 14q32 Rearrangement (17348X)

Methodology

Fluorescence in situ Hybridization (FISH)


Specimen Type

Whole Blood or Bone Marrow

Performing Lab

Quest Diagnostics San Juan Capistrano


Lab Test Days

Daily

Standard TAT

7-9 Days


Collection Information

Specimen Required

5 mL Blood or 3 mL Bone Marrow

Container Type

Dark Green (Sodium Heparin)

Collection Instructions

Whole blood or bone marrow collected in a sodium heparin (royal blue-top) or sodium heparin lead-free (tan-top) tube is also acceptable. 5x5 mm lymph node in transport media or formalin-fixed paraffin embedded tissue are acceptable as well.


Processing Information - Lab Use Only

Transport Temperature

Ambient-Only

Specimen Stability

Frozen: Unacceptable

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 specimen source in comments.


Comments

Indicate specimen source in comments.


CPT Codes

88271 (x2), 88275


Revised

07-15-13

Initials

SL