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Multiple Myeloma FISH Panel (New test)

Item Value
Approval req'd? No
Available Stat? No
Test code CYMM
Performed by Medical Genomics - Cytogenetics
In House Availability Monday - Friday day shift
Method Fluorescence in situ Hybridization (FISH)
Collection Instructions Transport samples at room temperature
Container type Dark green top
Amount to Collect
Whole blood 2 mL
Bone marrow aspirate 2 mL
Bone marrow core 2 cm
Sample type Heparinized whole blood, bone marrow aspirate or bone marrow biopsy core
Preferred volume
Whole blood 2 mL
Bone marrow aspirate 2 mL
Bone marrow core 2 cm
Min. Volume
Whole blood 1 mL
Bone marrow aspirate 1 mL
Bone marrow core 1 cm
UCSF Rejection Criteria Frozen, cracked or mislabeled containers
Processing notes Do not centrifuge, store a room temperature. Transport samples to Cytogenetics as soon as possible.
Normal range
Synonyms DUP1Q; TR414; TR1114; DEL13Q; TR1416; DEL17P; Duplication 1q; Translocvation 4:14; Translocation 11:14; Deletion 13q; Translocation 14:16; Deletion 17p; plasma cell dyscrasia; monoclonal gammopathy
Stability Room temperature 2 days
Turn around times 1-2 weeks
Additional information Includes FISH probes for the following markers: Duplication 1q, Translocvation 4:14, Translocation 11:14, Deletion 13q, Translocation 14:16, Deletion 17p.

The individual FISH markers are orderable separately
CPT coding 88271 x12,. 88275 x6
LDT or Mod FDA? Yes
Last Updated 1/22/2014 8:57:33 AM
Entry Number 1556
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