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Lab Test Dictionary

FISH, HES/Leukemia, 4q12 Rearrangement (FIP1L1-PDGFRA) (16837)

Methodology

Fluorescence in situ Hybridization (FISH)


Specimen Type

Whole Blood or Bone Marrow

Performing Lab

Quest Diagnostics San Juan Capistrano


Epic ID

LAB4170

Lab Test Days

Daily

Standard TAT

5-7 Days


Collection Information

Specimen Required

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

Container Type

Dark Green (Sodium Heparin)

Collection Instructions

5x5 mm tumor tissue in transport media or 5x5 mm formalin fixed paraffin embedded tissue is also acceptable.


Processing Information - Lab Use Only

Transport Temperature

Ambient-Only

Specimen Stability

Frozen: Unacceptable

Test Volume Required

3 mL Bone Marrow or 5 mL Whole Blood

Minimum Test Volume

1 mL Bone Marrow or 3 mL Whole Blood


Comments

Insurance authorization required prior to draw for outpatients. Ok to send on inpatients. No special paperwork needed.


CPT Codes

88271 (x3), 88275


Revised

05-11-18

Initials

SL