Fluorescence in situ Hybridization (FISH)
Ecotropic Viral Integration Site 1 (EVI1), MDS1 and EVI1 Complex Locus
Whole Blood or Bone Marrow
Quest Diagnostics San Juan Capistrano
Dark Green (Sodium Heparin)
Bone marrow or whole blood collected in sodium heparin (royal blue-top) or sodium heparin (tan-top) tubes are also acceptable. Bone marrow in culture transport medium is also acceptable. Clinical history/reason for refrerral is rquired with test order. Prior therapy and transplant history should be provided with test order. Specimen viability decreases in transit. Send specimens to testing lab for viability determination. Do not reject.
Enter clincial information under specimen number or provide clinical history to send with specimen. Indiciate specimen source in comments.
This test is specific for MDS.
88271 (x3), 88275