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Translocation 14 / 16 FISH (New test)

Item Value
Approval req'd? No
Available Stat? No
Test code TR1416
Performed by Medical Genomics - Cytogenetics
In House Availability Set up daily Monday - Friday
Method Fluorescent In-situ hybridization (FISH)
Collection Instructions Mix blood and marrow aspirate samples well after collection. Keep at room temperature
Container type Dark green top (Sodium heparin)
Amount to Collect
Whole blood 2 mL
Bone marrow aspirate 2 mL
Bone marrow biopsy 2 cm
Sample type Heparinized whole blood or bone marrow. Bone marrow biopsy
Preferred volume
Whole blood 2 mL
Bone marrow aspirate 2 mL
Bone marrow biopsy 2 cm
Min. Volume
Whole blood 1 mL
Bone marrow aspirate 1 mL
Bone marrow biopsy 1 cm
UCSF Rejection Criteria Frozen, leaking or unlabeled samples
Processing notes Keep at room temperature, do not centrifuge
Normal range Absent
Synonyms IGH/MAF Translocation
Stability Room temperature 2 days
Turn around times 1-2 weeks
CPT coding 88271 x2, 88275
LDT or Mod FDA? Yes
Last Updated 1/22/2014 8:57:26 AM
Entry Number 1510
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